UN Envoy to Afghanistan Wants the Taliban to Join the Peace Process

Most NATO troops scheduled to leave Afghanistan by the end of 2014


The United Nations envoy to Afghanistan is calling on the Taliban to take part in peace talks, as most NATO combat troops mobilize to leave the country by the end of 2014.

Speaking at a news conference in Kabul Wednesday, Jan Kubis told the insurgents to take into account that there will be no international fighting force at the end of next year in Afghanistan.