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Kabul, Sept. 12, 2020 (Xinhua) — Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah reacts as he embarks the plane for Doha at Kabul International Airport in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, Sept. 11, 2020. The Afghan government negotiation team traveling to Qatar’s capital Doha on Friday to hold direct talks with the Taliban outfit has raised the ray of hope among Afghans towards peace in their country. (Afghanistan Peace Council for National Reconciliation/Handout via Xinhua/IANS)

Speaking to the BBC news agency, Mujib Rahman Rahimi, a senior adviser to Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, said that Afghan chairperson of the high peace council is set to visit Pakistan tomorrow to discuss the peace negotiations.

Earlier on Friday, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani spoke with the Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in a telephone conversation, discussing the ongoing peace process in Afghanistan to end the 19-years long conflict in the war-torn country.

President Ghani extended an invitation to PM Khan to visit Kabul, which the latter accepted and said he would undertake the visit at the earliest opportunity.

The Pakistani Prime Minister assured that his country supports ceasefire in Afghanistan.

Meanwhile, chairman of peace council, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, held a video conference yesterday evening with members of the government negotiating team for peace talks in Qatar.

“I reiterated our full commitment to a just, durable & dignified peace,” Dr. Abdullah said in a tweet, “I thanked them for their commitment & service on behalf of the nation.”

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