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Taliban Offer to Reduce Violence in Afghanistan Ahead of Deal With U.S.

Jan 16, 2020 - The New York Times

Reducing violence levels is seen as crucial to paving way for finalizing a peace agreement the United States and Taliban have been negotiating over the past year.

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban have offered a brief period of reducing violence in Afghanistan during ongoing negotiations with United States diplomats, three officials familiar with the talks said on Thursday, a concession seen as important to finalizing a preliminary peace deal between the insurgents and the United States t...