Afghan reconciliation process

Afghan reconciliation process

Negotiations between the Taliban and us officials in Qatar entered a fourth straight day today as the two sides pursue a potential deal to bring an end to Afghanistan's 17-year conflict.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid confirmed to AFP that "discussions are still ongoing".

He said we will talk in detail later when we reach agreement.

According to AFP a senior Taliban commander told that both sides are discussing the various aspects of the us troops' withdrawal and added that a statement could be released later on Thursday or on Friday.