Afghan team due in Pakistan to discuss reviving Taliban peace talks

August 13, 2015 12:36 PM

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ISLAMABAD Aug 13 Afghan officials are due in Pakistan on Thursday to discuss reviving suspended peace talks with the Afghan Taliban, Pakistan's national security adviser said, days after Taliban attacks killed dozens of people in Kabul.

The attacks followed a change of leadership in the Afghan Taliban and have dashed any hopes of an immediate resumption of peace talks with the government. They suggest new Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Akhtar Mansour intends to send a message that there will be no letup in the insurgency.

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