In his address to the US Institute for Peace in Washington, Imran indicated that he would meet the Afghan Taliban
for this purpose.
The talks with the Taliban
are the central pillar of this strategy.
At the end of intra-Afghan talks Khalilzad met the Taliban
again before he departed for the US.
The direction in which things are going shows that the US wants to find a face-saving exit from Afghanistan, whereas the Taliban
are in no hurry.
Earlier the Taliban
announced their spring military offensive against the "foreign occupation and their accomplices" on April 12.
A: As a matter of fact, it is impossible that any peace talks lead to the positive result, while the Taliban
rejects holding face to face talks with representatives from Kabul.
Besides US and UN sanctions Taliban
leaders were allowed to negotiate with America in Doha and Moscow but not in Islamabad.
Besides these one session of table talks between Afghan Taliban
and Afghan Opposition parties has also been held at Moscow.
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, US, Pakistan hail progress in peace talks
According to sources, the Taliban
gave the assurance to the US officials that Afghanistan would never be used against any other country in future, it said.
Sources and the Taliban
last week confirmed the release of Baradar who they said was now back with his family in Karachi after spending eight years in prison.
The Afghan Taliban
spokesperson also claimed that no compromise was made in return of the Mullah Baradar's release.