US President Barack Obama said Wednesday he always expected \"friction\" at Afghan reconciliation talks but said he hoped they could still continue, despite a row over the name of a new Taliban office in Doha. \"My hope is that despite those challenges the process will proceed,\" Obama said, after the Afghan government cut off security talks with Washington after a new Taliban office in Doha used the name \"Islamic Emirate Of Afghanistan.\"
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