UN urges Taliban to accept direct talks offer by Afghan govt

UN urges Taliban to accept direct talks offer by Afghan govt
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United Nations has urged Taliban to take up direct talks offer by the Afghan government.

Speaking at a Security Council meeting, United Nations envoy to Afghanistan says offer of negotiation is open and it is incumbent upon Taliban to come forward for ending suffering of the Afghan people.

He also emphasised that political leaders should place the national interest above partisan agenda. APP/AFP

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