Statement on the Conclusion of Special Representative Khalilzad’s Visit to Qatar

Embassy of the United States in Qatar

October 12, 2018

The United States welcomes October 11’s engagement between the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani and U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad.  The two officials agreed to support progress toward a negotiated settlement to end the war in Afghanistan in close cooperation with the Afghan people and government.  Khalilzad highlighted ‎the appreciation of the United States for the Qatari government’s partnership on Afghan peace efforts.