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High Peace Council delegation in Turkey

High Peace Council delegation in Turkey

Feb 22, 2011 - 17:11

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): A 10-member delegation of the High Peace Councilinfo-icon was in Turkey for talks with officials there, a statement issued by the council said on Tuesday.

Led by the head of the council and a former president, Burhanuddin Rabbani, the team will meet the Turkish president, the prime minister, the foreign minister and head of the Parliament, in the Turkish capital, Ankara, the statement said.

"The High Peace Council welcomes the peaceful efforts of Turkey and asks the friendly country to increase its efforts for stability of the country," it said. The peace council would work to bring peace and stability to Afghanistaninfo-icon, it said.

"As the peace process is working transparently, it should not be an issue of concern for either the international community or regional countries," it said.

The 70-member peace council was established by President Hamid Karzai on Oct. 7, 2010 to start negotiations with the Talibaninfo-icon and other insurgents.


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