Secret talks in Afghanistan

Al Jazeera learns of talks in Kabul involving Afghan, Pakistani and Taliban officials.


    In Afghanistan there's been a secret meeting involving the Afghan government, the Pakistani government and the Taliban, Al Jazeera has learned.

    No one would say what was on the agenda, but each delegate was supposedly attending the talks in a central Kabul hotel in a personal capacity.

    Among those in attendance were Mullah Zaeef, Taliban's ex-ambassador to Pakistan, Mirwais Yasini, the deputy spokesman for the Afghan parliament, and Hikmat Karzai, a cousin of Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president.

    Al Jazeera's Sue Turton has this exclusive report from Kabul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    We dialled more than 35,000 random phone numbers to paint an accurate picture of displacement across South Sudan.

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Meet the man on a mission to take down Cambodia's timber tycoons and expose a rampant illegal cross-border trade.

    Pakistan's tribal areas: 'Neither faith nor union found'

    Pakistan's tribal areas: 'Neither faith nor union found'

    Residents of long-neglected northwestern tribal belt say incorporation into Pakistan has left them in a vacuum.