The US and the Taliban have resolved differences in peace talks over US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, as well as over insurgent guarantees on cutting ties with other extremist groups, a Taliban official said Tuesday. Report informs citing the foreign media.
The development came during US-Taliban talks over the past two days in the Gulf Arab state of Qatar, where the Taliban maintain a political office.
In addition, the Taliban agreed to break all ties with radical groups.
US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, who has been tasked with finding a peaceful resolution to the nearly 18-year war, America's longest conflict, has made intra-Afghan talks and a permanent cease-fire among his priorities in the negotiations.
Khalilizad, who later travelled to New Delhi, said in a Twitter post overnight that "we have made excellent progress" in the discussions.