US signals military pullout from Afghanistan after talks with Taliban

A senior US government official, speaking after six days of U.S.

peace talks with Afghan Taliban militants, said on Monday that Washington was committed to withdrawing foreign forces from Afghanistan to end more than 17 years of war. The official, who declined to be identified, described "significant progress" in talks last week with the Taliban in Qatar about a foreign troop pullout, but more negotiations were needed on a ceasefire and its timing. ALSO READ: Army Chief Bipin Rawat open to talks with Afghan.....

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