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Jan 19, 2012, 02.36 PM IST | Source: Reuters

Peace talks between Pakistan and Taliban faltering-official

PAKISTAN-TALIBAN-TALKS:Peace talks between Pakistan and Taliban faltering-official

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Exploratory peace talks between Pakistan and al Qaeda-linked Taliban insurgents have made little progress, a senior security official told Reuters on Thursday.

The official said the group, seen as the biggest security threat to the strategic U.S. ally, had flatly rejected a demand that it work through tribal elders to reach a deal whereby fighters approach authorities and lay down their arms.

(Reporting by Michael Georgy; Editing by Ed Lane)

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