MONITORING DESK: Negotiations between Afghan political groups and Taliban representatives in Qatar failed to agree on a ceasefire in Afghanistan.
According to the foreign news agency, talks between Afghan political groups and Taliban representatives in Doha, the capital of Qatar, failed and did not agree on a ceasefire in Afghanistan.
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Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, head of the Taliban delegation, said that efforts should be made to end mistrust and unite the nation, ignoring their personal interests.
During the talks, the parties announced to continue peace efforts. A seven-member government delegation led by Abdullah Abdullah and Taliban representatives have been holding talks for two days.
The brief statement issued after the talks did not call for an end to the fighting and violence in Afghanistan, but the two sides agreed to continue peace efforts.