United States To Sign Peace Deal With Taliban By End Of February, Ending America’s Longest War


“U.S. negotiators in Doha have come to an understanding with the Taliban on a significant and nationwide reduction in violence across Afghanistan,” Pompeo’s statement accompanying the announcement reads. “Upon a successful implementation of this understanding, signing of the U.S.-Taliban agreement is expected to move forward. We are preparing for the signing to take place on February 29.”

The official peace deal is preceded by a reduction in violence, that went into effect just after midnight on Saturday, Kabul time.

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