KABUL - The Afghan government's efforts to encourage Taliban
insurgents to enter peace talks are making progress despite apparent deadlock, a
senior government negotiator said on Sunday.
Mohammad Masoom Stanekzai,
who was wounded in a Taliban attack a year ago, suggested there was
behind-the-scenes activity to start a peace process in Afghanistan.
politicians are on the stage, they will be always saying something different
than what they are discussing in private," he said.
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