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Taliban say they handed cease-fire offer to US peace envoy


The offer is seen as an opportunity to open a window to an eventual peace deal that would allow the United States to bring home its estimated 13,000 troops and end the 18-year war in Afghanistan, America’s longest conflict.

world Updated: Jan 16, 2020 20:41 IST

The cease-fire offer was handed to Zalmay Khalilzad (L), Washington’s envoy for talks with the insurgents, late Wednesday in Qatar, a Gulf Arab country where the Taliban maintain a political office.(via REUTERS)

The Taliban have given the U.S. envoy their offer for a temporary cease-fire in Afghanistan that ...


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