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Taliban: Peace Negotiations

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 19th March 2020.

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Photo of Jonathan Edwards Jonathan Edwards Shadow PC Spokesperson (Treasury), Shadow PC Spokesperson (Transport), Shadow PC Spokesperson (Foreign Intervention), Shadow PC Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 9 March 2020 to Question 25069, what involvement he had in the peace negotiations with the Taliban.

Photo of Nigel Adams Nigel Adams Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

The UK continues to work closely with the Afghan government, the US and our NATO allies in support of peace efforts and for a better future for Afghan people. The US-Taliban agreement of 29 February was a positive milestone in efforts to make progress towards peace in Afghanistan.

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