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PublishDate: Saturday, March 21, 202012:12

US special envoy visits Pakistan to discuss Afghan peace

Khalilzad, who signed an agreement with the Taliban in February, met the chief of the Pakistan army staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa along with Gen. Scott Miller, commander of the Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan.

Khalilzad and General Miller discussed the United States’ ongoing efforts for a sustainable peace in Afghanistan, US embassy in Pakistan said in a statement.

Pakistan’s military leaders reaffirmed their support for US efforts and renewed their commitment to act to advance a political settlement to the conflict, according to the statement.

The visit came a day after Khalilzad and Miller met Taliban leadership in Qatar to discuss current challenges in implementing the US-Taliban deal.
 

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