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U.S., Taliban reach violence reduction pact that could lead to U.S. withdrawal

14 days ago   |   By National Post

MUNICH/WASHINGTON - The United States has reached agreement with the Taliban on a weeklong reduction of violence that could lead to U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, a senior administration official said on Friday, while cautioning that Taliban needed to honor commitments for the accord to stick.
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U.S. Reaches 'Reduction In Violence' Deal With Taliban In Afghanistan

U.S. Reaches 'Reduction In Violence' Deal With Taliban In Afghanistan

14 days ago   |   By NPR

The step is meant to serve as an initial confidence-building measure and would last for seven days. A peace deal could be signed in the coming weeks.
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U.S. and Taliban agree to 7-day reduction in violence, U.S. official says

14 days ago   |   By NBC News

The move could lead to the withdrawal of U.S. troops from America's longest war.
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U.S. and Taliban Agree to Reduce Violence, in First Step Toward Cease-Fire

14 days ago   |   By NY Times

American negotiators had insisted on a decline in hostilities - though not a complete cease-fire - before signing an agreement with the Taliban.
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US & Taliban reach reduction of violence deal that ‘could lead to troop withdrawal' - official

US & Taliban reach reduction of violence deal that ‘could lead to troop withdrawal' - official

14 days ago   |   By RT

The United States has reached a reduction of violence agreement with the Taliban that could lead to a US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, Reuters quoted a senior administration official as saying on Friday.
The agreement for a seven-day “reduction in violence” to be followed by the start of all-Afghan peace talks within 10 days is “very specific” and covers the entire country including Afghan forces, AP reported.
The developments come as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper met Friday in Munich, Germany with Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani. They spoke...
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U.S., Taliban reach reduction of violence agreement -U.S. official

14 days ago   |   By National Post

MUNICH - The United States has reached a reduction of violence agreement with the Taliban that could lead to a U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, a senior administration official said on Friday.
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