U.S. mulls pressing Afghan government to suspend presidential elections

The Trump administration mulls pressing the Afghan government to suspend the presidential elections as Washington seeks to engage the Taliban in peace talks, it has been reported.

The issue of the suspension of April-2019 elections was raised by the U.S. Special Adviser for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, sources privy of the development have told The Wall Street Journal.

However, the Office of Ambassador Khalilzad has declined ot comment in this regard.

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