Taliban Ends 8th Round of Peace Talks With US ― Fails to Deliver on Promise Made Just Last Week

Posted on August 12, 2019 12:25 pm

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The Taliban and the United States ended their eighth round of talks Monday and a peace deal was not reached for Afghanistan.

This round of talks was supposed to result in a deal ending the 18-year-long war, a Taliban spokesperson said according to The Associated Press. Both sides said they would be talking with leadership following the most recent meeting.

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The talks were “productive,” according to Zalmay Khalilzad, the U.S. special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation.

We’ve concluded this round of talks that started Aug 3