Issue Brief on “Intra-Afghan Talks: A Ray of Hope”


Statements coming from Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, President Ashraf Ghani, and the Taliban indicate that the highly anticipated and much awaited intra-Afghan talks between the Taliban and government may finally be taking place. These are, after all, a key component of the peace process that has been designed in order to bring stability to Afghanistan.

Abdullah Abdullah, the head of the newly established government, stated on June 8, 2020, during a track two forum organized by the Heart of Asia Society, that an understanding has been reached regarding the start of intra-Afghan talks.[1]

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