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PublishDate: Saturday, September 4, 2021 10:55

Qatar working to open humanitarian corridors to Afghanistan

Qatar is working to facilitate the opening of humanitarian corridors to get aid into Afghanistan, a Qatari foreign ministry official said on Friday.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_ was engaging with the Taliban to ensure a peaceful transition of power to an inclusive and effective government, special envoy Mutlaq bin Majed said in a statement, Reuters reported.

Al Qahtani arrived in Kabul on Friday to hold talks on forming an inclusive Afghan government and reopening of the Kabul airport, said a Qatari source familiar with the visit.

The Gulf state has emerged as a key interlocutor with the Taliban, having hosted the militant group’s political office since 2013. The Taliban negotiated the .S._military withdrawal and separate talks with the Afghan government in Qatar.

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