WORLD US, Taliban agree to end 17-year Afghanistan conflict: report

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US, Taliban agree to end 17-year Afghanistan conflict: report

Xinhua

02:28, January 27, 2019

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DOHA, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- The United States and Taliban negotiators Saturday agreed in the Qatari capital Doha to put an end to the 17-year Afghanistan war, Al Jazeera news channel reported.

The sources said that the agreement included that the Taliban fighters will not be allowed to target Pakistan via Afghanistan soil.

The US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is on the way to Afghanistan to brief Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on the outcome of the talks after a six-day discussion.

No US comments were available so far.

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