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  • "There was no progress in these discussions because the parties to the conflict were not represented," Mr. Safi said. "Even if there were Pakistani politicians and government figures, they were there in their personal capacity as analysts or regional specialists."

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  • Mr. Safi said he and another journalist in attendance would not have been allowed to stay if sensitive negotiations with armed opposition groups were taking place.

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