Warring Afghans Meet to Find Peace After Decades of War

Afghanistans warring sides started negotiations for the first time, bringing together the Taliban and delegates appointed by the Afghan government Saturday for historic meetings aimed at ending decades of war that has killed tens of thousands of combatants and civilians. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attended the opening ceremony in Qatar, where the meetings are taking place and where the Taliban maintain a political office. “The United States is a proponent of a sovereign, unified, and representative Afghanistan that is at peace with itself and with its neighbors,” but “you will write the next chapter in Afghan history,” Pompeo said at the opening ceremony. Afghans will choosRead More From Source

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