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Karzai in Qatar to discuss Taliban peace talks

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai was Saturday in Qatar to discuss Taliban militants opening an office in the Gulf state for peace negotiations that could end more than a decade of war. 

Afghan President Hamid Karzai delivers a speech during the opening session of parliament in Kabul, on March 6, 2013. Karzai has travelled to Qatar to discuss Taliban militants opening an office in the Gulf state for peace talks that could end more than a decade of war.

Karzai was welcomed at the airport by Qatari Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Abdullah al-Attiyah, the Gulf state's official QNA news agency said, without giving any further details on his talks schedule.

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