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

Jan 16, 2020 - Associated Press

ISLAMABAD (AP) - The Taliban have given the U.S. envoy a document outlining their offer for a temporary cease-fire in Afghanistan that would last between seven and 10 days, Taliban officials familiar with the negotiations said Thursday.

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

The cease-fire offer was handed to Zalmay K...