June 26, 2013

Obama, Karzai 'Reaffirm' Afghan-led Peace Process with Taliban: White House

Roberta Rampton | Reuters | U.S. President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday discussed stalled peace talks with the Taliban and "reaffirmed" their support for the process, the White House said.

"The leaders reaffirmed that an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace and reconciliation process is the surest way to end violence and ensure lasting stability in Afghanistan and the region, and they reiterated their support for an office in Doha for the purpose of negotiations between the High Peace Council and authorized representatives of the Taliban," White House spokesman Jay Carney said in a statement.  READ MORE

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