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Posted On: 10 September 2020 09:50 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:22 pm

Qatar announces Afghanistan peace negotiations to start in Doha on September 12

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Thursday, that the Afghanistan Peace Negotiations will commence in Doha on Saturday Sept.12. 2020.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that these vitally important direct negotiations between the different Afghan parties represent a step forward in bringing lasting peace to Afghanistan. This opportunity is made possible by an agreement, signed between the United States and the Taliban in Doha earlier this year.

Commenting on the announcement, H.E. the Minister of Foreign Affairs' Special Envoy for Counterterrorism and Mediation in Conflict Resolution Dr. Mutlaq bin Majed Al Qahtani, said: "Qatar has always placed great value in the power of diplomacy and direct dialogue to resolve disputes. We will continue our role to create stability in the region. We are thankful for the work and cooperation of all parties and international partners involved and their support in bringing about this historic moment."

Source: Qatar News Agency