Qatar invites Pakistan to attend US-Taliban peace deal signing ceremony

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Qatar has formally invited Pakistan to participate in the Signing Ceremony of the US-Taliban peace deal in Doha on February 29, 2020, a historical development paving the way to bring the years-long fighting in the terror-stricken Afghanistan to an end.

The invitation was extended by the Qatari Ambassador to Pakistan Saqr Bin Mubarak Al Mansouri when he met the Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the week-long “reduction in violence” truce is being observed by the US-led forces and the Afghan Taliban as per an understanding reached between them following months of negotiations to ensure a lasting peace in the Country.

Welcoming the US-Taliban peace agreement, Pakistan said that it always remained a staunch supporter of holding negotiations to find a political solutions to disputes; therefore, it consistently supported the direct negotiations between the United States and the Afghan Taliban.

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