President Trump recently confirmed his administration is having very good discussions with the Taliban. On Friday, he gave an update on the ongoing peace talks between the militant group and the Afghan government.
U.S. Envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad has confirmed peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan appointed government officials in Qatar are going well. His statement came Saturday after the first day of peace talks between the two groups.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Taliban leaders during the beginning of intra-Afghan peace talks this week. On Saturday, he participated in a meeting in Doha, Qatar alongside officials from Afghanistan and the Taliban.