Pak-Afghan jirga meet in November to decide Taliban talks

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Islamabad, Oct 24 (UNI) Pakistan and Afghanistan have decide to hold Joint Peace Jirga Commmission(JPJC) meet here in the first week of November to finalise the agenda of talks to be initiated with Taliban.

An Afghan delegation headed by Jirga Monitoring Commission of Afghanistan deputy chairman Farooq Wardak was here to finalise the agenda of the meetings to be held with elements involved in terrorism in the two countries, Dawn newspaper reported.

It was discussed that Jirgagai committee (smaller Jirga), comprising 50 members, 25 from each side, would hold separate meetings with Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan. It was assigned the task of expediting dialogue with Taliban.

Afghan delegation had provided names of its 25 members and the Pakistani side would give the names in a couple of days.


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