Before departing on his latest peace offensive, Khalilzad consulted senior US military leaders in Washington.
The congressional visit coincides with one by US Defence Secretary Mark Esper.
The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, a political agreement. That's the best way forward: Mark Esper.
The deal, which had been in its final stages before being called off, included no immediate, comprehensive ceasefire.
Pakistan should avoid giving the impression that it can deliver the Taliban to the negotiating table.
Diplomatic sources in Washington say Pakistan is playing a key role in these talks that aim to end the Afghan war.
Editorial: Afghan Taliban must cut off links with militant groups if they seek legitimate political status
The Taliban must reconsider their approach to sheltering foreign militants.
Afghan Taliban officials say they have released three Indian engineers.
Apparently, the Taliban have not yet worked out a post-peace deal strategy.
Delegation discusses regional situation, Afghan peace process and other issues of mutual interest.
Arrangements being finalised for Taliban delegation's meeting with Foreign Minister Qureshi: Foreign Office.
The trip follows voting in the Afghan presidential elections held on Sept 28.
The meeting comes after Trump’s eleventh-hour cancellation of the negotiations between the US and the Taliban.
Afghans are hopeful that the elections will lead to the second peaceful transfer of power in their history.
On Monday, Taliban spokesman in Qatar, Suhail Shaheen, said the delegation was in Iran.
Similar visits planned for China, Iran and Central Asian states.
The move comes as the militant group looks to bolster regional support, with visits also planned for other countries.
This is the committee’s first subpoena since Democrats took control of the House of Representatives in January.
Envoy tells UNSC that Islamabad remains committed to the safe, dignified and voluntary repatriation of refugees.
Dr Faisal says both ministers "expressed solidarity with Pakistan and support for the Kashmir cause".
There is no immediate indication as to whether and when these peace negotiations might resume.
Editorial: The Trump administration should know better than to look for quick-fix solutions to the Afghan war
Calling off the talks will hardly lead to the change in the current situation that the Americans are hoping for.
Signs are process of reconciliation will continue.
Trump administration walking away from a deal is a development that all parties are now hurrying to digest.
Cites Kabul bombing as reason for decision; Taliban express disappointment, Pakistan urges resumption of negotiations.
“I hope it's the case the Taliban will change their behaviour and recommit to things we've talked about," says Pompeo.
A secret US summit with the Taliban and Afghanistan's leader is not the first time the US has sought a deal with them.
Earlier, US Defence Secretary Esper sought to allay fears that Washington was looking for a quick exit from Afghanistan.
A rushed decision on the US withdrawal will have regional and global consequences.
Says ANP will follow joint opposition’s decision on 'Islamabad lockdown' plan.