Key Taliban leader Mullah Baradar arrives in Kabul

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Pakistan pushing world to give Taliban a chance
Pakistan pushing world to give Taliban a chance
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Mullah Baradar, a key leader of the Afghan Taliban, arrived in Kabul from Doha, the capital of Qatar.

According to the Afghan Interior Ministry, talks are underway with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

The Afghan Taliban have entered the outskirts of the Afghan capital, Kabul, while Ashraf Ghani has agreed to step down. Afghan media say Ali Ahmad Jalali will be appointed head of the new interim government.

Negotiations are underway at the Afghan presidential palace to transfer power to the Taliban.

Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the Afghan Reconciliation Council (HCNR), is mediating the case.

Ali Ahmad Jalali is also a former Interior Minister of Afghanistan. He has also served as the Afghan Ambassador to Germany.

It should be noted that the Afghan Taliban have entered the outskirts of the Afghan capital Kabul.

Acting Afghan Interior Minister Abdul Sattar Mir Zakwal said on the occasion that an agreement had been reached with the Taliban not to attack Kabul.

In a statement issued to the media, he said that under the agreement, the transfer of power to the interim government would take place in a peaceful atmosphere.

Speaking to Arab TV, the Taliban spokesman said they would not enter Kabul by force but would negotiate a peaceful transfer of power.

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He also said that he wanted the Afghan capital to be controlled peacefully, and would wait a few days or even weeks.

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