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Afghan peace council head to visit India

Other News Materials 13 July 2011 17:23
India said Wednesday that the head of Afghanistan's peace council is coming to the Indian capital Thursday on a two-day visit.
Afghan peace council head to visit India

India said Wednesday that the head of Afghanistan's peace council is coming to the Indian capital Thursday on a two-day visit, Xinhua reported.

"At the invitation of the External Affairs Minister, a delegation of the High Peace Council of Afghanistan led by Burhanudin Rabbani, Chairman of the High Peace Council and former President of Afghanistan, will be visiting India from July 14-15, 2011," the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.

The head of Afghanistan's High Peace Council, which was established in 2000 to negotiate with the Taliban, will lead a 15- member delegation to India. They will call on Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and also meet External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna.

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