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Afghan government offers offices to Taliban

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Afghan on Sunday said that his government is ready to allow the to open an office in Kabul, or provinces to bring "lasting and honourable peace to the country".

"If the want an office, I will give it to them in Kabul, or by tomorrow." Tolo news quoted Ghani, as saying.

"We will bring lasting and honourable peace to the country," he added.

The made these remarks during his visit to province, which is considered as a stronghold of the

For sustainable peace, Ghani said that he is ready to sacrifice his life too.

While criticising talks which were held from February 5 to February 8, Ghani said, "The nation says that they (Afghan politicians and Taliban members) did not go to but they went to (for talks on peace); therefore, they should answer to this question."

The government has criticised the talks from the beginning by saying that the talks hosted by were against the spirit of Afghan-led and owned peace process.

The government also lodged a complaint with the over a recent trip by UN-blacklisted Taliban members to to attend talks.

Despite the government disapproval, Afghanistan's said that some parts of the Moscow resolution will be added to their agenda.

"The is studying the resolution issued at Moscow talks. The parts of the resolution which are in favour of Afghans will be considered in daily activities of the council," said Sayed Ehsan Taheri, for the

Meanwhile, Special Representative for Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad on Sunday embarked on his six-nation visit to facilitate a peace process that protects the national security interests of the and brings all parties in together into an intra-Afghan dialogue.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 09:21 IST