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Trump cancels secret Camp David meeting with Taliban leaders

President Donald Trump said Saturday that Taliban leaders were to travel to the US for secret peace talks this weekend but that the meeting has been cancelled and he’s called off peace talks with the militant group entirely.

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US-Taliban Peace Talks End In Doha With No Deal

The longest round of peace talks between the United States and the Taliban has ended with “real strides” being made but without an agreement on troop withdrawals from Afghanistan, U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said on March 12.

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‘Our goal is to bring peace’ – US commits to troops leaving Afghanistan

A senior US government official, speaking after six days of US peace talks with Afghan Taliban militants, said that Washington was committed to withdrawing foreign forces from Afghanistan to end more than 17 years of war.

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Putin to attend Syria peace talks in Iran

Preparations are under way for Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend Syria peace talks with his Turkish and Iranian counterparts in Tehran next week, the Kremlin says.

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Pompeo stops in Afghanistan to seize on momentum for Taliban peace talks

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Monday, hoping to give new momentum to peace talks with the Taliban in the wake of a brief truce last month, just as reports swirled that the militant group was ramping up violence against American and Afghan forces.

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Washington’s fresh accusations aim at sabotaging the political process regarding Syria

While the latest Russian-initiated peace talks on Syria was rather successful in creating a common ground between different factions, the United States is apparently trying to sabotage the peace efforts by raising unproven claims against the Syrian government.

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Armed opponents’ boycott undermines Syrian peace conference

Syrian peace talks got off to a rocky start on Tuesday, with key opposition figures refusing to take part and the main Kurdish party absent, but the conference agreed to move ahead with plans to draft constitutional reforms.

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UN Special Envoy seeks to bring sides back to the table in Syria peace talks in Geneva

Following the dramatic events of Friday, which saw the Syrian government delegation quit the United Nations-led peace talks in Geneva, the UN’s special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, released a statement later on that day to clarify how the talks were progressing.

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Little chance of success for the new Syrian peace talks as the opposition insists on “preconditions”

As the UN envoy is kicking off the new round of Syrian peace talks in Geneva, renewed insistence of the Syrian opposition on Assad’s removal as a precondition, has overshadowed the prospects for the success of diplomatic initiatives.

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Syria opposition picks head of unified delegation for peace talks

Syria’s opposition on Friday selected a chief negotiator for a unified delegation to next week’s UN-brokered peace talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Geneva.

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US U-turns on closing Palestinian office in Washington DC

The move came a week after President Donald Trump’s administration said the PLO mission would have to shut down. An official denied that the US had been attempting to “leverage” the Palestinians in peace talks.

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Release of hostages and prisoners was in focus of 7th round of Syrian peace talks

Release of hostages and prisoners was in focus of the 7th round of Syrian peace talks in Astana, reports the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan.

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Putin, Erdogan Talk Syria, Astana Peace Process

Presidents assessed the joint work within the Syrian peace talks, hosted in Kazakhstan’s capital of Astana. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan have discussed the Syrian peace process in a phone call, the Kremlin said Saturday.

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Syria talks in Geneva to resume on July 10

The seventh round of Syrian peace talks in Geneva is expected to begin next month, the UN announced Saturday.

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Foreign delegations meet in Afghan capital after bloody week

Afghan leaders met officials of two dozen foreign governments and institutions on Tuesday, launching a so-called Kabul Process aiming to set the stage for peace talks and clinch an international pact to end “cross-border terrorism”.

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Does Russia’s plan for “de-escalation zones” in Syria have any chance to be implemented?

As the new round of Syria peace talks in Astana enters its second day, the issue of establishing the so-called “de-escalations zones” in the country has become the focal point of discussion for the international media as well as political circles.

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