Donald Trump cancels peace negotiations with Taliban due to Kabul attacks

SUKIRTI MISHRA 08/09/2019 11:01 AM

Washington. US President Donald Trump revealed Saturday about cancelling a secret weekend meeting with Taliban and Afghanistan leaders at Camp David post bombings in Kabul which killed 11 people, including an American soldier. The peace negotiatios with the subversive group has been called off by Trump. 

US President was facing pressure from the Afghan government, lawmakers and administration members who are of opinion that withdrawing American forces is too early. As per the sources, the administration’s diplomat in conversation with Taliban leaders for months, said he was on the “threshold” of an agreement with the Taliban aimed at ending America’s longest war.
“Unbeknownst to almost everyone, the major Taliban leaders and, separately, the President of Afghanistan, were going to secretly meet with me at Camp David on Sunday,” tweeted Donald Trump Saturday evening. Evidently, a Taliban car bomb exploded on Thursday which killed an American soldier, a Romanian service member and 10 civilians in a busy diplomatic location near the US Embassy in Kabul. The bombing was one of many attacks by the Taliban in recent days during US-Taliban talks.



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