Pakistan awaits US response over Afghanistan peace deal

Pakistan awaits US response over Afghanistan peace deal

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Imran Khan discussed Afghan peace process with US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad, who called on him on Sunday.

They discussed various issues including the Afghan peace process on Sunday, *Radio Pakistan* reported.

During the meeting, the prime minister expressed hope the peace talks with the Afghan militant outfit would be revived to achieve regional peace. There had been no statement by the US envoy though.

The talks had been called off by US President Donald Trump after the Taliban stepped up attacks in the country.

On Sunday, the prime minister held a series of meetings with different organisations, including Amnesty International Secretary General Komi Naidoo, US Senator Lindsey Graham, Kashmir Study Group founder Farooq Kathwari and officials of Red Cross, with Kashmir being the focal point.