UN envoy optimistic about peace prospects in Afghanistan

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UN envoy optimistic about peace prospects in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD-The top UN envoy for Afghanistan has said that talks between the government and the Taliban could begin next month.

UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan, Deborah Lyons, expressed these remarks during a Security Council session.

She also recognized the efforts of the United States, Qatar, and a number of other regional countries in bringing the Afghan government and the Taliban to this point.