Pakistan government, Taliban to hold direct talks Tuesday

Islamabad, March 24: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday said the government committee will meet the Tehreek-i-Taliban (TTP) for direct talks Tuesday.

This statement was made by Sharif at the two-day third Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague in the Netherlands with US Secretary of State John Kerry, Dawn online reported.

Sharif said the committee representing the Pakistan government will visit the Pakistani province of North Waziristan Tuesday to hold direct talks with the TTP.

The report, however, did not mention the exact location for the direct talks.

IANS