Tag: peace talks
The purpose of the visits is not to try to revive negotiations with the US but to assess regional support for forcing the US to leave Afghanistan.
The PKR vice-president says her faction is waiting to speak to Anwar Ibrahim following a split in the party in the wake of viral sex video clips allegedly of Azmin Ali being circulated.
The deal is expected to see the withdrawal of US troops in exchange for guarantees by the Taliban not to allow the country to be used as a base for militant attacks abroad.
A Thai military official declined to comment on whether a meeting had taken place.
The US, which invaded Afghanistan and toppled the Taliban in 2001, wants to withdraw thousands of troops and is hoping for a breakthrough.
The Taliban have refused to talk to the government of President Ashraf Ghani, denouncing it as a US puppet, and fighting has seen no let-up.
The Taliban are meeting with US negotiators and Afghan representatives in Doha but violence from the insurgents and the US military has continued.
The insurgents have been meeting with the US envoy to try to forge a deal that would see the US military quit Afghanistan in return for various guarantees.
President Donald Trump says he’ll hold a history-making meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone separating the Korean Peninsula.
Another round of peace talks, making it seven will be undertaken soon between negotiators for the US and Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan.
The Trump administration is expected to unveil the long-awaited plan possibly as early as next month.
Both parties have spent much of the past week in a sixth round of talks in Doha aimed at ending America's longest war.
A planned peace summit in Doha has been postponed as the Taliban questions the number of delegates Kabul was to send.
Former IGP Abdul Rahim Noor says Mara Patani's decision to call off talks with the Thai government is a 'domestic issue'.
They urge Bangkok to replace the government's chief negotiator.
The peace talks are continuing despite Taliban representatives staging a brief walkout over differences with US special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad.
Kabul has offered to meet face-to-face with the Taliban without preconditions, but the insurgents have not yet committed to direct negotiations.
The one-day conference underscored Moscow's eagerness to play a role in the Afghan peace process but the Kabul government did not send a delegation.
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says Putrajaya will work together with the Thai government to resolve the problem.
Prayut also made it clear that the ongoing Malaysia-led peace talks between the Thai government and Majlis Syura Patani (Mara Patani) are in accordance with the country's constitution.
Long-awaited talks between the Saudi-backed government and Huthi rebels linked to Iran were set to start Thursday but failed to take place.
Iranian-backed rebels known as the Houthis failed to attend peace talks, arguing they could not go because there were no guarantees for their safe return.
UN envoy Martin Griffiths has said the talks are aimed at charting a path forward to revive UN-backed negotiations which broke down in 2016.
Dr Boo Cheng Hau urges Cabinet members to reject Abdul Rahim Noor's appointment as mediator in southern Thailand peace talks.
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