Afghan officials snubbed by Russia in ‘sensitive' Taliban talks
Members of a Taliban delegation take their seats during the multilateral peace talks on Afghanistan in Moscow. ReutersThe Taliban confirmed on Monday that they would take part in “intra-Afghan” talks in Moscow this week that will include senior Afg
The Taliban confirmed on Monday that they would take part in “intra-Afghan” talks in Moscow this week that will include senior Afghan opposition figures, including a former president, but leave out any officials from the government in Kabul. Senior members of the Taliban are to begin two days of talks in the Russian capital on Tuesday as part of negotiations that have drawn criticism of both US officials and the Afghan government in Kabul. The meeting is being organised by an Afghanistan dia...

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