Taliban team arrives for talks with UN special envoy
Fri 16 Oct 98 - 15:21 GMT
ISLAMABAD, Oct 16 (AFP) - A high level Taliban delegation headed by the Islamic militia's chief spokesman Wakil Ahmad arrived here Friday for talks with United Nations special envoy Lakhdar Brahimi, Afghan Islamic Presssaid.
Voice of America
INTRO: UNITED NATIONS OFFICIALS SAY TWO AIRCRAFT ARE EXPECTED TOFLY TO AFGHANISTAN SATURDAY TO RECEIVE IRANIAN PRISONERS BEING RELEASED BY THE
Afghan Taleban to hold talks with Iran in Jeddah
03:24 a.m. Oct 16, 1998 Eastern
By Sayed Salahuddin
KABUL, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Islamic Taleban militia, locked in a military standoff with neighbouring Iran, are to hold peace talks with Tehran in the Saudi Arabian city Jeddah, a militia spokesman said on Friday.
Taliban vows to protect but restrain bin Laden
Fri 16 Oct 98 - 09:18 GMT
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, Oct 16 (AFP) - Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden will be allowed to live safely in Afghanistan but he will not be allowed to engage in any activity against any country, a Taliban spokesman said Friday.
Taliban release 250 prisoners
KABUL: The Afghan Taliban militia has released 250 prisoners belonging to the opposition forces, reports Radio Kabul.
Brahimi holds talks with Iranian ambassador
ISLAMABAD: The United Nations Secretary General's Special Envoy on Afghanistan, Lakhdar Brahimi held a meeting with the Iranian Ambassador in Pakistan, Mehdi Akhonzadeh, and apprised him of his talks with Taliban officials and the Pakistan authorities.
Taliban team arrives on Friday for follow-up talks with UN
ISLAMABAD: A high level Taliban delegation will arrive in Islamabad today (Friday) for follow up talks with the visiting envoys of the United Nations and Organization of Islamic Conference on Iran-Afghanistan tension and UN
Pakistan backs peace move in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD, Oct 15: Foreign Minister Sartaj Aziz assured on Thursday Pakistan's fullest cooperation to UN-OIC mission in defusing tension between Iran and Afghanistan and the restoration of durable peace in Afghanistan.
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