US delegation for Taliban talks 'arrives in Qatar'

A delegation of US officials has arrived in Qatar for peace talks with representatives of the Afghan Taliban, Reuters reported citing a diplomatic source.

The talks are expected to take place in the capital Doha tomorrow.

Earlier today, Afghan President Hamid Karzai suspended talks with the US on a security pact, accusing Washington of providing "inconsistent statements" on peace talks with the Taliban.


Kerry hopeful on Taliban talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry said US talks with the Taliban could ultimately lead to reconciliation.