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Pakistan says 'progress' made at Taliban-US talks in Qatar

AP  |  Doha 

Pakistan's says "progress has been made" at ongoing peace talks in between the and the US that have stretched over two weeks.

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Qureshi didn't elaborate, though he added: "has encouraged all factions within to sit together and have a meaningful intra-Afghan dialogue."

The talks between US and representatives have gone on days longer than initially expected in Doha, the Qatari capital.

The US had asked to assist in its efforts to find a negotiated peace with the to end the longest war in American history.

The Taliban refuse to negotiate with Kabul, which isn't taking part in the talks.

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First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 19:36 IST