Zalmay Khalilzad, US special envoy for peace in Afghanistan, during a round table discussion with Afghan news media at the US embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday. He said the details of any peace deal with the Taliban still would have to be fleshed out. Photo: Reuters

US envoy confirms ‘draft framework’ for peace deal in Afghanistan

  • Zalmay Khalilzad said the deal could lead to a full pull-out of US troops in return for a ceasefire
  • Khalilzad’s statement emphasised the inclusion of the Afghan government in talks with Taliban insurgents
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Zalmay Khalilzad, US special envoy for peace in Afghanistan, during a round table discussion with Afghan news media at the US embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday. He said the details of any peace deal with the Taliban still would have to be fleshed out. Photo: Reuters
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