(BNA): US special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, Dr. Zalmay Khalilzad, in a meeting with President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, shared information about the latest development in peace process with the Taliban representatives and the Pakistani authorities, a statement from the Presidential Palace said Sunday. At the meeting which was held at the Presidential Palace, the US special representative, pointing to the latest details about his negotiation with the Taliban said: “We are waiting for a clear response from the Taliban based on a practical mechanism for ceasefire or considerable and lasting reduction of violence, which was acceptable for the people and government of Afghanistan.” “No development had taken place in negotiation with the Taliban, but we hope to reach a result in this respect,” said Dr. Khalilzad. The US special representative for peace in Afghanistan went on a saying that during his meeting with the Pakistani authorities, besides discussing peace, he had also spoken about the Afghan emigrants in the neighboring country, the statement said. According to another report, Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has also met with US special peace envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad at Sapaidar Palace. In the meeting attended also by US ambassador to Kabul Ross Wilson and NATO RS mission commander for Afghanistan Gen. Scott Miller, chief executive praised the US administration particularly the US special peace envoy for Afghanistan for their efforts towards maintaining peace in Afghanistan. The country’s chief executive considered peace as the principal demands and needs of the government and people of Afghanistan, expressing hope that Taliban by perceiving the fact of Afghan society and making use of the opportunity join the peace process and end violence in the country as soon as possible. Chief executive also stressed that peace and peace efforts should not be limited to any institution and group, saying that all political parties, national figures, women and civil society organizations of the country should be included in peace talks so that their visions and suggestions be heard. In the meeting, US special peace envoy for Afghanistan briefed chief executive about his recent discussions and efforts as well as talks with the Taliban group, his recent visit to Brussels and discussion with NATO members and his visit to Islamabad. Considering maintaining peace in Afghanistan as one of the US main goals, Khalilzad stressed that US was standing on a principle for reduction of violence with an acceptable and clear mechanism as precondition for signing the peace deal with the Taliban group