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Taliban Dismisses Afghanistan's Peace Talk Offer

Taliban Dismisses Afghanistan's Peace Talk OfferAl Jazeera

The Taliban has rejected Kabul's offer of talks next month in Saudi Arabia where the armed group, fighting to restore strict Islamic law in Afghanistan, will meet the United States officials to further peace efforts, a Taliban leader said.


Representatives from the Taliban, the US, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Pakistan met this month in the UAE for talks to end the 17-year war in Afghanistan.


But the Taliban has refused to hold formal talks with the Western-backed Afghan government…

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