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UN report: Afghan Taliban still maintain ties with al-Qaida

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

A U.N. reports says the Taliban in Afghanistan are still maintaining close ties with the al-Qaida terror network, despite signing a peace deal with the United States in which they committed to fight other militant groups
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Taliban and Al-Qaeda retain ties despite US' Afghanistan deal, UN monitors warn

Taliban and Al-Qaeda retain ties despite US' Afghanistan deal, UN monitors warn

1 month ago   |   By RT

Ties between the Taliban, especially its Haqqani Network branch, and Al-Qaeda remain close, despite a US-Taliban pact that Washington hoped would sever them, the independent UN sanctions monitors said.
“The Taliban regularly consulted with Al-Qaeda during negotiations with the US and offered guarantees that it would honor their historical ties,” the monitors said in a report to the UN Security Council, which was made public on Monday.
Under the February 29 US-Taliban deal that could pave the way toward a full withdrawal of foreign soldiers from Afghanistan, the Taliban promised to prevent...
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