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.

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