Kabul-Taliban talks in a few days: FO


ISLAMABAD: The Fore­ign Office appears optimistic that the inaugural round of reconciliation dialogue bet­ween the Afghan government and Taliban would be held in a few days in Pakistan.

Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria, speaking at the weekly media briefing, recalled the agreement reached at the last meeting of the Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG) countries for possibly opening direct peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban groups by the first week of March.