USA—Peace Deal With Taliban Dead, Says Trump, As Both Sides Vow To Step Up Fight

Washington Post | 09/10/2019

President Donald Trump says that a nearly completed peace deal with the Taliban is off the table and that there are no plans to hold further negotiations, reports the Washington Post.  "As far as I'm concerned, they're dead," Trump told reporters on Monday, as quoted by BBC News.  Trump announced on Saturday that he had cancelled plans to host Taliban and Afghan leaders at the presidential retreat at Camp David in Maryland.  A senior official told the Post that whatever...
 

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