KABUL : – Now could be the “right moment” for peace in Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani said Wednesday as he over again known as at the Taliban to negotiate along with his government.
The Taliban have steadfastly refused to discuss peace with Ghani, whom they bear in mind a US stooge heading an illegitimate regime.
however a sequence of talks in recent days appears to have shifted the needle in Afghanistans battle, with america and the Taliban claiming to have made great progress throughout a summit in Doha.
additionally, some individuals of Ghanis circle attended overlapping talks in the Qatari capital with the Taliban, even though handiest in what they called a “non-public capacity”.
“within the beyond 18 years the time became not proper for peace, for a sensible peace. nowadays is the proper moment,” Ghani stated at an european anti-corruption conference being held in Kabul.
“If we lose this opportunity then the responsibility (for the loss) is large.”
Ghani confused that the Taliban and his government should negotiate.
“we’re the two warring facets,” he said.
Following days of talks last week with US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, the Taliban met Afghan representatives at an “intra-Afghan dialogue”.
the us has insisted on such talks and the two Afghan aspects issued a joint decision pledging a “roadmap for peace” for the battle-torn united states.