WASHINGTON: US military claimed that peace talks with Afghan Taliban will be held soon to end the years conflict.
US Army Brigadier General Charles Cleveland said “I don’t believe that we will see peace talks any time in the short-term with Mullah Haibatullah .”
He claimed that there is hope from Taliban faction groups to join peace talks.
US State Department also claimed to support peace talks with newly selected Taliban leader to end the Afghanistan conflict.
However, Mullah Haibatullah refused to hold any peace talks through an audio message.
Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor was killed in a drone strike recently that also boosted the differences.