Delegates from Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States convened in the Afghan capital for a one-day meeting seeking a negotiated end to the bloody 14-year insurgency.
"This meeting is important as it will focus on the roadmap to bringing peace in Afghanistan," foreign ministry spokesman Ahmad Shekib Mostaghni told a news agency. "Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani will open the four-way meeting."
The first round of the "roadmap" talks was held in Islamabad last week as the four nations try to lay the groundwork for direct dialogue between Kabul and the Islamist group.


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