Afghan Taliban startling revelations about fake peace talks

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Afghan Taliban startling revelations about fake peace talks

KABUL: Reports had surfaced on Tuesday of secret peace negotiations between the Afghan Taliban and the incumbent Afghanistan government.

Reportedly the peace talks were held in Taliban Political office in Doha, Qatar.

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However The Taliban on Wednesday rejected reports of secret meetings with the Afghan government in a bid to resume long-stalled peace negotiations, insisting that their hardline policy remains unchanged.

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Afghan officials on Tuesday said they held two meetings since September in Doha, where the Taliban maintain a political office, after the news was first reported by Britain’s The Guardian newspaper.

But Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid in a statement rejected any reports of talks or meetings.