Saleh says any effort for peace in absence of Afghan government is intellectual exercise.
President Ghani’s spokesman says there will be no space for misuse of the consultative Lirga for “personal or political purposes”.
A source from Presidential Palace said the Afghan government is focusing on the effectiveness of the team.
Peace activists said Afghans have been tired of war and that they want an end to violence and conflicts in the country.
Khalilzad said that they agreed a national, inclusive, and unified Afghan negotiating team is urgently needed.
Atmar says recent crackdown by government against some personalities and officials is “illegal and illegitimate”.
Zalmay Khalilzad calls on Afghans to put aside their differences and unite for peace.
Government has agreed on a new plan of action and in this context information will be shared and consultations will be ongoing.
Police confirm an IED was placed under the driver’s seat in the car.
Taliban said in a statement that most negotiators of the group are on the UN blacklist.
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