Shafiullah Nooristani, a member of the Afghan High Peace Council, speaks during 

Shafiullah Nooristani, a member of the Afghan High Peace Council, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 19, 2013. Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's said Wednesday he will not pursue peace talks with the Taliban unless the United States steps out of the negotiations, while also insisting the militant group stop its violent attacks on the ground after it claimed responsibility for a rocket attack that killed four Americans. Karzai had said Tuesday that he would send representatives from his High Peace Council to Qatar for talks but aides said he changed his mind after objecting to the Taliban's use of its formal name "Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan" in opening an office in Doha. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
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Shafiullah Nooristani, a member of the Afghan High Peace Council, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 19, 2013. Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's said Wednesday he will not pursue peace talks with the Taliban unless the United States steps out of the negotiations, while also insisting the militant group stop its violent attacks on the ground after it claimed responsibility for a rocket attack that killed four Americans. Karzai had said Tuesday that he would send representatives from his High Peace Council to Qatar for talks but aides said he changed his mind after objecting to the Taliban's use of its formal name "Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan" in opening an office in Doha. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
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