2017-10-10

Quadrilateral Co-operation Group to restart Afghan peace talks

Pakistan Forward

WASHINGTON -- The Quadrilateral Co-operation Group is expected to meet October 16 in Muscat, Oman, to restart the peace process to end the Afghan war, Dawn reported.

Pakistan is trying to restart the process and would play a leading role, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif told VOA Urdu in Washington D.C. last week, according to Dawn.

Afghanistan, the United States, China and Pakistan are members of the group, which among other things aims to bring the Afghan Taliban to the negotiating table.

The group first met in January 2016 and has had five sessions so far, the last being held in May 2016 in Murree, Pakistan.

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