Afghan officials said a new round of peace talks with the Taliban will take place next week in China.
Pakistan brokered and hosted the inaugural dialogue between the two sides earlier this month.
The meeting July 7 in the Pakistani tourist town of Murree was the first direct interaction between the Afghan government and the Taliban in 14 years.
Chinese and American officials also attended as “observers.”
At the end of several hours of “preliminary” talks, both sides had agreed to meet again very soon. READ MORE OF THIS STORY