The four-nation group on Afghan peace process has urged the Taliban to initiate talks with the Afghan government at earliest.

The demand was made at the second meeting of Quadrilateral Contact Group in Kabul today.

Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry represented Pakistan at the meeting, which was also attended by the representatives of Afghanistan, China, and the United States.

According to the joint communique issued after the meeting, the group emphasized resolution of all political differences and solution to the issue in accordance with the wishes of the Afghan people.

The member countries expressed the resolve to eliminate all types of terrorist groups.

The communiqué said cordial relations based on mutual cooperation among the member countries are vital for Afghan peace and reconciliation process.

 The next meeting of the group will be held in Islamabad on 6th of the next month.

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