Afghanistan: US and Taliban to meet after Isis mosque attack by ‘Uygur bomber’

Published Oct 09 2021 at 7:43 AM GMT
  • Senior Taliban officials and US representatives planned to hold talks this weekend about containing extremist groups in Afghanistan and easing the evacuation of foreign citizens and Afghans from the country, officials from both sides said.
  • It’s the first such meeting since US forces withdrew from Afghanistan in late August, ending a 20-year military presence there, and the Taliban’s rise to power in the nation.
  • The talks were to take place in Doha, the capital of the Persian Gulf state of Qatar,….



  • Published Oct 9, 2021 7:43 AM GMT