A long-discussed and often delayed office to represent the Taliban internationally is supposed to open in Qatar today, according to reports from Doha-based Al Jazeera Media Network.
Update | 7pm
Al Jazeera now confirms that the office has opened, and in a news conference held there today, Taliban representatives say they are looking for a just government and good relations with their neighbors.
Afghan and US government officials have also stated that they expect to hold peace talks in Doha with the Taliban in the coming days.
Both Al Jazeera English and Arabic reported the news yesterday, but offered no details on the source of the information.