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Afghan government sends team to Pakistan to discuss peace after talks with Taliban suspended

  • An Afghan man walks through the debris of a market destroyed by the blast of last Friday's truck bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. The Afghan government on Thursday sent a high-level delegation to Pakistan to discuss an action plan after Islamabad-hosted peace talks with the Taliban were suspended last month, officials said. Arabic on banner reads: We will not sell out our Shah Shahid's martyrs' blood. We want to know all secrets of this mysterious attack. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

    An Afghan man walks through the debris of a market destroyed by the blast of last Friday's truck bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. The Afghan government on Thursday sent a high-level delegation to Pakistan to discuss an action plan after Islamabad-hosted peace talks with the Taliban were suspended last month, officials said. Arabic on banner reads: We will not sell out our Shah Shahid's martyrs' blood. We want to know all secrets of this mysterious attack. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)  (The Associated Press)

  • Afghan residents stand near the debris of a market destroyed by the blast of last Friday's truck bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. The Afghan government on Thursday sent a high-level delegation to Pakistan to discuss an action plan after Islamabad-hosted peace talks with the Taliban were suspended last month, officials said. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

    Afghan residents stand near the debris of a market destroyed by the blast of last Friday's truck bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. The Afghan government on Thursday sent a high-level delegation to Pakistan to discuss an action plan after Islamabad-hosted peace talks with the Taliban were suspended last month, officials said. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)  (The Associated Press)

  • An Afghan man stands by the debris of a market destroyed by the blast of last Friday's truck bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. The Afghan government on Thursday sent a high-level delegation to Pakistan to discuss an action plan after Islamabad-hosted peace talks with the Taliban were suspended last month, officials said. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

    An Afghan man stands by the debris of a market destroyed by the blast of last Friday's truck bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. The Afghan government on Thursday sent a high-level delegation to Pakistan to discuss an action plan after Islamabad-hosted peace talks with the Taliban were suspended last month, officials said. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)  (The Associated Press)

An Afghan official says Kabul has sent a high-level government delegation to Pakistan to discuss an action plan after Islamabad-hosted peace talks with the Taliban were suspended last month.

Thursday's one-day visit follows an angry speech by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in which he claimed Pakistani was involved in a spate of devastating Taliban attacks that struck the Afghan capital last week, killing dozens.

The Taliban have been fighting the Kabul government for almost 14 years. The recent attacks followed the announcement their leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, died two years ago.

Ghani's deputy spokesman Zafar Hashemi says the delegation is led by Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani, and includes national intelligence chief Rahmatullah Nabil and Acting Defense Minister Masoon Stanekzai.

They will meet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other Pakistani officials.