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US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad arrives in Islamabad for talks

Pakistan Forward

ISLAMABAD -- Zalmay Khalilzad, the newly appointed US special representative for Afghan reconciliation, arrived in Islamabad Tuesday (October 9) to seek Pakistan's support in bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table, Dawn reported Tuesday.

Khalilzad arrived in Islamabad from Afghanistan, where he conferred with President Ashraf Ghani and other senior officials.

In Islamabad, Khalilzad discussed Afghan reconciliation with Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, according to Dawn, citing Radio Pakistan.

Khalilzad also met with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi.

Qureshi vowed that Pakistan would continue to help seek a political solution to the Afghan conflict.

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