US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken made a convincing proposal for peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban. The deliberations should take place in Turkey under the leadership of the United Nations. This is clear from Afghan reports TOLOnews at New York times.
The goal of the peace talks is to reduce violence for a period of three months. Ultimately, this should lead to a ceasefire.
In a fierce message to Ashraf Ghani, the president of Afghanistan, Blinken invited him to show leadership. He says the Biden government has lost confidence because of the stalled peace talks between the rulers in Kabul and the Taliban insurgents.
Blinken asks Ghani to acknowledge the US secretary’s harsh tone because it reflects American frustration over the situation. Washington believes that Ghani is strict and thus impedes the peace process. The presence of the character is the opposite The New York Times It was confirmed by officials in the United States and Afghanistan.
Blinken also wrote that the United States has yet to decide whether to bring back the remaining 2,500 U.S. military personnel from Afghanistan before May 1, as agreed with the Taliban more than a year ago. This agreement paved the way for peace talks between the insurgents and the Afghan government, but no progress has been made since they were launched in September. Talks are still pending over issues such as prisoner exchanges and reducing violence.