Says progress in Taliban-US talks will create a "favourable environment" for meeting of both leaders.
VOA reports that Stanekzai made the assertions in an April 28 speech to an "internal gathering" in Doha, Qatar.
The jirga is called when Afghanistan is faced with a bigger issue of national importance.
Robert Gates wants Washington to keep its troops in Afghanistan until the Kabul government becomes stable.
America’s new hostility towards Pakistan is due mostly to its emerging global rivalry with China.
$1.5 billion meant for Afghanistan and Pakistan are being transferred despite an increase in attacks inside Afghanistan.
The US embassy in Kabul did not immediately comment, nor did US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad.
For years, the US system was divided on the wisdom of a negotiated settlement. No more.
The report stresses the importance of planning for “the day after” any peace deal in eight areas including security.
“I want to say to the Taliban that the choice is now in your hands,” said the president.
Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa chaired the 221st Corps Commanders’ Conference at GHQ on Friday.
President Ashraf Ghani says he is conditionally prepared to implement the call.
The Taliban, who were not at the talks, are this week separately meeting in Doha with US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad.
Pakistan is hopeful its "sincere efforts" for peace in Afghanistan will prove successful, says Foreign Minister Qureshi.
Pompeo also emphasises the need for a broad coalition of non-Taliban Afghans to strengthen the Afghan peace process.
Police flooded the city and authorities blocked off key roads around the venue of the so-called “loya jirga”.
Alice Wells lauds Islamabad’s efforts for regional peace, highlights need for cooperation to expand economic relations.
Zalmay Khalilzad and Alice Wells arrive in capital for delegation-level talks ahead of next Doha meeting with Taliban.
The two sides will hold meetings as part of “regular consultation on bilateral relationship and Afghan peace process”.
The US, Russia and China reach a consensus on how to end the 18-year-old war, reads a joint declaration.
The jirga is being held three days after the inauguration of the newly elected parliament on Friday.
PM Imran's appeal for reduction of violence in Afghanistan has the potential to positively transform the region: envoy.
Khalilzad claims "peace is the agenda" for US in Afghanistan.
PM says Taliban’s offensive and Afghan forces’ operations undermine peace process.
"It is not right to seek an edge in dialogue through coercion," prime minister states.
Zalmay Khalilzad's next journey will run through May 11 and take him both to Afghanistan and Qatar.
US special envoy suggests next phases will be about intra-Afghan dialogue and ceasefire.
Zalmay Khalilzad urges all sides to "seize the moment and put things back on track".
"The government will have to change the composition of the delegation to make this meeting happen," says diplomat.
“The creators of the list must realise that this is a conference and not an invitation to some wedding."