Afghanistan and Taliban to Hold Second Round of Talks, Pakistani Officials Say


PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Afghan government officials and Taliban representatives are set to meet again for a second round of peace talks on Friday, two Pakistani government officials said Tuesday.

The meetings, to be held in Pakistan, are expected to be more substantive than the previous round of talks, raising hopes that the two sides will be able to find a way to end the conflict in Afghanistan, the senior Pakistani officials said.