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US Taliban sign peace accord in Doha which Western media portrays to end war

29 February, 2020 14:37

US Taliban sign peace accord in Doha which Western media portrays to end war in Afghanistan.

AP reported that the United States and the Taliban have signed a peace agreement aimed at ending the 18-year war in Afghanistan, America’s longest.

US Taliban sign peace accord

The signing could help President Donald Trump fulfill a key campaign promise to extract America from its “endless wars.”

Under the agreement, the U.S. will begin withdrawing thousands of troops.

However, US will do so in exchange for Taliban commitments to prevent Afghanistan from being a launchpad for terrorist attacks.

US representative Zalmay Khalilzad meets Pakistan Foreign Minister in Doha

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Earlier, Afghan Taliban ordered its fighters to halt attacks.

While talking to the media in Kabul, Taliban’s spokesman, Zabiullah Mujahid disclosed this.

He said that the Taliban ordered all its fighters to refrain from any kind of attack ahead of signing of an agreement with the US diplomats aimed at bringing peace to Afghanistan.

He also expressed hope that the US remain committed to its promises during the negotiation and peace deal.

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