Pakistan tells US envoys it hopes to revive Afghan talks

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ISLAMABAD — Pakistani officials told visiting U.S. envoys on Wednesday that Islamabad hopes to revive peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban that collapsed earlier this year.

A Foreign Ministry statement said Tariq Fatemi, the prime minister’s special assistant on foreign affairs, told acting U.S. envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Laurel Miller that his country favors an “Afghan-led and Afghan-owned reconciliation process.”