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Taliban delegation visits Iran for political consultations

A Taliban delegation from Afghanistan has visited Iran to hold consultations with Iranian officials, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said Tuesday.

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Following Trump’s failed peace initiative, Iran warns of new bloodshed in Afghanistan

The American peace initiative for Afghanistan hit a dead-end last week, with US President Donald Trump announcing the halt of talks between Washington and Taliban. Now the Islamic Republic warns of new foreign plot for triggering bloodshed in Afghanistan.

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US to withdraw troops, Taliban to commit of no militancy in Afghanistan as peace negotiations brew

he United States would withdraw almost 5,000 troops from Afghanistan and close five bases within 135 days under a draft peace accord agreed with the Taliban, the chief US negotiator Zalmay Khalilzad said on Monday.

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Hopes of US troops’ exit from Afghanistan dashed

Talks on a pact that would allow the United States to end its longest war and withdraw troops from Afghanistan have ended without agreement and both sides saying they would consult their leaders on the next steps.

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US Ready For ‘Good Agreement’ With Taliban: Khalilzad

The US Special Representative for Afghanistan’s Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, who has arrived in Doha for another round of talks with the Taliban, said on Saturday that the United States is ready for “a good agreement” with the Taliban.

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Trump Seeks Afghan Exit, But Iran Crisis Makes Taliban Peace Deal Unlikely

While US President Donald Trump claims he seeks to reduce the US presence in Afghanistan, the reality is that peace talks with the Taliban have stalled out and if the US found itself in a war with nearby Iran, its Afghan bases would be useful, a leading peace activist told Sputnik.

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Deadly violence mars start of Afghan election process

The start of Afghanistan’s election season was marred by deadly violence on Sunday, just hours after President Ashraf Ghani insisted “peace is coming” to the war-torn nation.

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Iran condemns Trump’s remarks on Afghanistan

Although US President Donald Trump is known for his controversial remarks, his recent claims on Afghanistan has sparked a huge wave of negative reactions. After the Afghan government asked Washington for official explanation, the Islamic Republic of Iran also condemned Trump’s “racist” remarks.

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In a First, Afghan Government on Board With Taliban Talks

A 50-member delegation of Afghan elites is in Qatar for peace talks with Taliban leaders, with the hopes of ending the 18-year-long conflict in Afghanistan.

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US, Taliban resume talks on ending war

The United States and the Taliban opened fresh negotiations in Doha on Saturday, a Taliban spokesman said, as Washington eyes a breakthrough before Afghanistan’s September presidential election.

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Taliban, Afghan officials to meet in Moscow for peace talks

A delegation of Taliban officials is set to attend a two-day meeting with Afghan politicians in Moscow this week, officials confirmed on Monday, as fighting continues to rage in Afghanistan amid troubled peace talks”> talks between the United States and the militants.

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Taliban kill 12 Afghan policemen, troops in separate attacks

The Taliban targeted the police on Tuesday in Afghanistan’s eastern Laghman province, killing four police officers, including a district police chief, provincial officials said.

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Iran to Afghanistan, Pakistan to face new round of dangerous thunderstorms next week

On the heels of the deadly severe weather earlier this week, a new storm threatens to spark violent thunderstorms from Iran to Afghanistan and Pakistan early next week.

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Pakistan, Turkey discuss defence co-op

Pakistan and Turkey have discussed matters of mutual interest including whole spectrum of bilateral defence cooperation, security, counter terrorism and prevailing regional environment particularly with reference to Afghanistan and the Middle East.

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U.S.-Taliban negotiators ‘agreed in draft’ on troop withdrawal, counter-terrorism

The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban political leaders have ‘agreed in draft’ regarding the withdrawal of forces and counter-terrorism during the fifth round of talks in Qatar.

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US-Taliban Peace Talks End In Doha With No Deal

The longest round of peace talks between the United States and the Taliban has ended with “real strides” being made but without an agreement on troop withdrawals from Afghanistan, U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said on March 12.

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