2/13, 10:06 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Trump: US close to peace deal with Taliban

The United States is "very close" to achieving a peace agreement with the Taliban in Afghanistan, President Donald Trump said in a radio interview on Thursday.

The US president noted that more on the peace deal and its prospects will be known in two weeks.

Earlier, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said there was "real progress" in the talks after Defense Secretary Mark Esper stated that the US and the Taliban talked about a "seven-day reduction of violence."

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