Trump Calls Off Secret Talks With Taliban
The Hindu|September 9, 2019
Trump Calls Off Secret Talks With Taliban
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Michael Crowley, Lara Jakes and Mujib Mashal

President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he had cancelled a secret meeting at Camp David with Taliban leaders and the President of Afghanistan and was calling off months-long negotiations that had appeared to be nearing a peace agreement.

“Unbeknownst to almost everyone,” Mr. Trump wrote in a series of tweets, Taliban leaders and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani were headed to the United States on Saturday for a meeting at the President’s official Camp David retreat in Maryland.


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September 9, 2019