"That would require the support of the global community".
The call follows President Ashraf Ghani's offer last month to hold peace talks with the Taliban and comes as worldwide powers have sought to build pressure on the movement to accept negotiations to end more than 16 years of war in Afghanistan.
In return, Ghani said the militants should officially recognise the Afghan government and constitution, a perennial sticking point in past attempts at dialogue.
India has played a responsible role in the economic development of Afghanistan, the Trump administration said today noting that the trilateral India-Afghan-US cooperation is not aimed at Pakistan.
"These efforts of the Afghan government calling on the armed groups to cease violence and join the national peace and reconciliation process that would protect the rights of all the citizens, including women, children and the minorities, deserves the full support", he said on Thursday.
Alleging that the Taliban had been indifferent to the Afghan people, she said the U.S. sees that in their targeting of civilians or use of civilians as shields to the effort, there is an enormous cost that Afghanistan has borne. Any violence needs a robust response.
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He said India had invested over United States dollars 2 billion in Afghanistan since 2002 in reconstruction and development of the country.
"All these have a direct bearing on the improvement of lives of all Afghans including girls and women specially so for projects in education and healthcare sectors", the top Indian diplomat said. "We've gone much further and underscored the importance and the centrality of this issue to our ability to expand relations with Pakistan", Wells said. There's global support to this.
"There are still those who provide sanctuaries to support the dark agendas of terrorist organisations like the Taliban, Haqqani Network, ISIS, Al-Qaeda, LeT and JeM". Mazari was killed by the Taliban in 1995.
"Over the past two years, a string of attacks on [Shia] mosques and Hazara gatherings have been claimed by an affiliate of Islamic State". In late January, a Taliban attacker drove an ambulance filled with explosives into the heart of the city, killing at least 103 people and wounding as many as 235.
"Under his leadership, the TTP has also claimed responsibility for the December 16, 2014, attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan in which gunmen killed 148 people, including 132 students".