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Taliban killing too many Afghans in the countryside, says US State Department

Washington/IBNS: Days after a peace deal was signed between the two groups, the US State Department on Wednesday confirmed that the Taliban has taken steps to stop attacks against the coalition force in the cities but they are killing too many Afghans in the countryside.

The US-Taliban Agreement: Vindication of terrorism and betrayal of the common Afghan

It had been argued in the EFSAS Commentary of 06-09-2019 titled ‘Strange negotiations in an incongruous environment do not portend well for peace in Afghanistan’ that the talks that the United States (US) was engaged in with the Taliban represented basically an acceptance of defeat by the US, its willingness to renege on the promises, both articulated and implied, made to the people of Afghanistan, and in its rush to get out of Afghanistan its sheer lack of interest in, or commitment to, the prospects of long-term peace in the country.

U.S. forces conduct 1st airstrike against Taliban after peace deal

Kabul/Xinhua/UNI: The U.S. forces in Afghanistan conducted a defensive airstrike in support of Afghan security forces in southern Helmand province on Wednesday, the first raid after a U.S.-Taliban deal was signed.

US inks landmark peace agreement with Taliban

Doha/UNI: The United States on Saturday signed the much-awaited peace agreement with Taliban, here in the Qatar capital.