China News Service, September 11, according to foreign media reports, the Qatar government announced on the 10th local time that the talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban will be held in Doha, the capital of Qatar, on the 12th local time.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar stated that “These extremely important direct negotiations between the Afghan parties represent a step towards achieving permanent peace in Afghanistan.” While confirming the meeting, the Taliban stated that the dialogue “is intended to be appropriate Way to advance the negotiation process".
It is reported that the Afghan negotiating team will go to Doha on the 11th local time.
The report pointed out that the primary topic of the negotiations will be to reach a permanent ceasefire. In addition, finding a political solution to the country's years of conflict will also be an important topic.
On the other hand, before the two parties reached an agreement, the Taliban agreed to release 1,000 Afghan soldiers and the Afghan government will release 5,000 Taliban prisoners.
However, France and Australia opposed the release of six Taliban prisoners who participated in the killing of their nationals.
Currently, the six prisoners have been transferred to Doha.
On the 10th local time, Taliban spokesperson Naim Wodak said in a statement that six Taliban prisoners arrived in Qatar not long ago and are in good health.
According to previous reports, the talks between Afghanistan and the Taliban were originally scheduled to be held in March, but the two sides were unable to reach a consensus on the exchange of prisoners and have been postponed so far.