The way to move things forward is to reopen the suspended peace talks in Qatar, he argues.
“A very valued partner,” Secretary of State John Kerry called Qatar on a visit there over the weekend.
According to the transcriber, Kerry “asserted that [Qatar's prime minister] was preaching to the converted.”
The Taliban leadership too has shown no sincere desire to remain involved in negotiations initiated by the U.S. in Qatar.
Even so, he said he will support the Qatar option for talks.
Under the terms of the deal to free Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, Qatar will keep the senior Taliban figures in house arrest for a year.
Several Taliban officials who are now in Qatar living in guesthouses are in the process of moving into apartments and houses.
“The communication gap between Quetta and Qatar has been removed,” says a former senior Taliban minister.
“GNRD has zealously fought to eliminate abuse of Nepalese migrant workers in Qatar,” the organization said in a statement.
Qatar gives the Brethren money, and Turkey gives them strategic depth by letting them operate out of its territory.
probably from Arabic katran "tar, resin," in reference to petroleum. Related: Qatari.
Note: Qatar was a British protectorate from 1916 to 1971.
Note: It has successfully exploited its oil reserves since 1949.