Afghan peace talks are taking place today in the Russian capital, Moscow, and will be attended by a delegation from the Afghan government and the Taliban, including US Special Representative Zamle Khalilzad.
According to Afghan media, a 16-member delegation of the Afghan government has been announced for the conference on peace process in Moscow.
The delegation will be led by Abdullah Abdullah and includes former President Hamid Karzai, former Vice President Rashid Dostum, Hezb-e-Islami chief Gulbuddin Hekmatyar and other dignitaries.
The United States and Qatar have also expressed readiness to attend a conference hosted by Russia.
The United States will be represented by Zalmai Khalilzad, and Qatar will be represented by Mutlaq al-Qahtani.
China and Pakistan have also been invited to participate in the talks.
It should be noted that the head of the United Nations has appointed a new envoy for Afghanistan.