The head of the peace process for the Afghan government suggested that the Taliban could offer a truce in exchange for the release of more of their jailed fighters while US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the talk will face many "challenges."
The meetings come at a crucial time in Afghanistan's conflict, with peace talks between the Afghan government and militant group once again stalled amid a controversial prisoner swap.
The encounter ended with a joint statement containing an "appeal and promise to reduce violence in Afghanistan", according to Markus Potzel, Germany's Afghanistan envoy who co-hosted the talks with Qatar.
Opposition leader Juan Guaido did not specify a date for resumption of talks at the new venue, in the Caribbean, after earlier discussions stalled in Norway.
Violence followed the prosecutor general's decision to charge ousted president Omar al Bashir over the killings of protesters during demonstrations that led to the end of his rule last month.
Among the dead were four civilians and three police officers, while another eight civilians were wounded. Daesh has claimed responsibility for the attack in Kabul.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the February 21 visit will deal with Israel's efforts to prevent Iranian presence in neighbouring Syria.
The agreement represents rare hope for the impoverished, landlocked nation where inter-religious and inter-communal fighting has continued since 2013.
EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini and EU Neighbourhood Policy Minister Johannes Hahn will be holding talks with Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara on Thursday.
After what rebels and opposition groups described as "failure" of talks with Russia, both sides are back to the table to quell the regime offensive in Syria's Daraa province.
The talks were suspended by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in January after a series of bombings by the National Liberation Army.
Both Seoul and Washington have expressed willingness to talk, but the US President Donald Trump demands the North "denuke" first.
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