Karzai Looks to U-S Before Joining Taliban Talks
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) _ An Afghan spokesman says President Hamid Karzai is
willing to join peace talks with the Taliban if the U.S. follows through with
promises he says were made by Secretary of State John Kerry in a phone call.
The planned talks were thrown into disarray when Karzai canceled a planned
delegation to the newly opened Taliban office in Qatar. He said the U.S. broke
commitments that the office would not be seen as an embassy or