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HPC, Taliban hold parlays in China

HPC, Taliban hold parlays in China

May 24, 2015 - 18:30

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The High Peace Councilinfo-icon (HPC) of Afghanistaninfo-icon held a meeting with a four member Talibaninfo-icon delegation in Ürümqi, the capital of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China, a well-placed source said on Sunday.

The source wishing to go unnamed told Pajhwok Afghan News that Taliban’s four-member delegation had traveled to China recently where they met with the HPC Secretary Masoom Stanikzai.

The HPC also confirmed Stanikzai visit to China. Mullahinfo-icon Hassan Rahmani, Mullah Jalil, Mullah Abdul Razaq and Mullah Noor-ul-Din represented the Taliban delegation.

But Taliban’s Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid denied the visit of its political delegation to China.

It was the first time that China hosted a meeting between the HPC and Taliban. Earlier, China had offered to support the reconciliation process in Afghanistan.




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