US agree deal with Taliban to end 18-year conflict

first_img Michael Searles President Trump has promised to put an end to the conflict. The agreement means the militants are not allowed al-Qaeda or other extremist groups to operate in the areas they control. whatsapp Pompeo was in attendance as a witness as US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban chief Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar signed the agreement. The US has signed an agreement with the Taliban in an effort to bring peace to Afghanistan following 18 years of conflict. Pompeo gave a speech in Doha and urged the militant group to “keep your promises to cut ties with al-Qaeda”. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addresses the press following the US-Taliban deal signing ceremony in the Qatari capital Doha (AFP via Getty Images) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addresses the press following the US-Taliban deal signing ceremony in the Qatari capital Doha (AFP via Getty Images) Also Read: US agree deal with Taliban to end 18-year conflict He said the US would continue to support the Afghan government. The Taliban is now set to hold talks with the Afghan government. The signing in Doha, Qatar, was attended by Taliban leaders and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addresses the press following the US-Taliban deal signing ceremony in the Qatari capital Doha (AFP via Getty Images) Also Read: US agree deal with Taliban to end 18-year conflict Share Show Comments ▼ US Defence Secretary Mark Esper was in the Afghanistan capital, Kabul, and said: “This is a hopeful moment, but it is only the beginning. whatsapp It will see the withdrawal of the around 12,000 US troops still stationed in Afghanistan. “The road ahead will not be easy. Achieving lasting peace in Afghanistan will require patience and compromise among all parties.” The agreement will see the US and its Nato allies remove all troops from the country within 14 months if militants uphold the deal. The US initially invaded the country in 2001 following the 9/11 attacks in New York by al-Qaeda. US agree deal with Taliban to end 18-year conflict Saturday 29 February 2020 3:48 pm More From Our Partners A ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgFort Bragg soldier accused of killing another servicewoman over exthegrio.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgMan on bail for murder arrested after pet tiger escapes Houston homethegrio.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgColin Kaepernick to publish book on abolishing the policethegrio.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comFans call out hypocrisy as Tebow returns to NFL while Kaepernick is still outthegrio.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comPorsha Williams engaged to ex-husband of ‘RHOA’ co-star Falynn Guobadiathegrio.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comKansas coach fired for using N-word toward Black playerthegrio.comFeds seized 18 devices from Rudy Giuliani and his employees in April raidnypost.comLA news reporter doesn’t seem to recognize actor Mark Currythegrio.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comlast_img

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