June 2015: A six member delegation led by Mohammad Mohaqeq, the Second Deputy of Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, traveled to the Norwegian capital of Oslo this week to meet with Taliban peace envoys. The purpose of the rendezvous is to the discuss the potential modalities of comprehensive peace negotiations. Former Minister of Women’s Affairs, Ms. Hassan Bano Ghazanfar, was part of the six member delegation, although no official peace talks were held in Oslo, Norway.
A number of national and international women's rights organizations have petitioned the government to ensure that the voice of Afghan women are represented in the peace talks and to involve Afghan women in the negotiations process.
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4. Doha Confirms Hosting of Peace Talks Between Afghan Govt. And Taliban:http://www.tolonews.com/en/afghanistan/19352-doha-confirms-hosting-of-peace-talks-between-afghan-govt-and-taliban
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