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U.S. and Taliban Resume Talks on Ending America’s Longest War in Afghanistan

U.S. and Taliban Resume Talks on Ending America’s Longest War in Afghanistan by Kathy Gannon and Cara Anna - Associated Press

A United States envoy and the Taliban resumed negotiations Thursday on ending America’s longest war.

A Taliban member familiar with, but not part of, the talks that resumed in Qatar said U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad also met one-on-one Wednesday with the Taliban’s lead negotiator, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.

The Taliban member spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk with reporters…

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