U.S. Secretary of state Michael Pompeo hopes that intra-Afghan talks will begin in the coming days

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U.S. Secretary of state Michael Pompeo hopes that intra-Afghan talks will begin in the coming days, reports TASS. “We hope that in the next few days will start the intra-Afghan negotiations, which was previously never had,” said the head of American diplomacy in an interview with CBS.

According to him, active participation in the further settlement process in Afghanistan will make the US President Donald trump. Pompeo, however, did not give details regarding a possible personal meeting in the White house with the leaders of the Taliban*.

Pompeo also argues that any additional secret agreements with the Taliban, in addition to the main agreement does not exist.

We will remind, on the eve of US special envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad and Deputy leader of the movement “Taliban” in the Qatari head of the political office of the movement, Mullah Abdullah Gani Baradar signed a peace agreement between the US and Taliban. The signing ceremony was held on Saturday in Doha.

In accordance with the agreement, Afghanistan and the United States due to the March 10 release from a government prison 5 thousand Taliban*, while the Taliban* needs to release thousands of prisoners to March 10 and not allow extremists to use Afghanistan as a platform for attacks against the U.S. or its allies.

10 days after the signing of the peace agreement between the Taliban* and Afghan authorities to begin negotiations for which the United States is ready to assist.

The Taliban* will also begin to interact with the UN Security Council to members of the movement excluded from the sanctions list by the end of may.
“We will closely monitor the implementation of the “Taliban”* its obligations, said Mike Pompeo. – With this we can ensure that Afghanistan will never again be a base for international terrorists. The negotiation process in Doha has shown that, together, we can take these measures.”

*The Taliban(the Taliban) terrorist group, zapreshhennaja in Russia.