​U.S. to bring back Khalilzad as special Afghanistan envoy

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to soon tap Zalmay Khalilzad, an Afghan-born former U.S. ambassador to Kabul and Baghdad, as his special envoy on Afghanistan, two U.S. officials said, the latest signal to the Taliban that Washington is serious about talks to end its longest war.
Date of Publication : Thursday 23 August 2018 09:06
​U.S. to bring back Khalilzad as special Afghanistan envoy
The decision to tap Khalilzad, a Republican and foreign policy veteran, follows a reported meeting last month between a U.S. diplomat and Taliban officials to explore possible negotiations.
Story Code: 83326
Source : Reuters
Reporter : حفیظ‌الله رجبی
 


 
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