After Russia, China may host next round of Afghanistan peace talks: Report

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After Russia, China may host next round of Afghanistan peace talks: Report

KABUL - Sources within Afghan Taliban said China and Uzbekistan have shown interest to host the next round of Afghanistan peace talks, but added that the group is trying to hold the talks in Kabul.

Moscow talks were held between the Afghan politicians and Taliban in Moscow for two days in absence of the Afghan government.

The participants at the end of the talks issued a declaration of nine articles that show they agreed on those nine key issues. They also agreed to hold the next rounds of the talks in the near future.

The Afghan government reacting to the declaration said it does not have executive result adding that the talks were ‘political and scientific discussion’ rather than talks on the Afghan peace.

Afghanistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs also criticized travels of Taliban representatives to Moscow and said some of the Taliban members are included in the UN blacklist and they do not have the permission of traveling.

Another meeting between the Taliban and US officials is supposed be held in Doha on the Afghan peace within the next two weeks.