Senior Taliban commander denies holding talks with US

By REUTERS
December 19, 2011 17:32




PESHAWAR - A senior Afghan Taliban commander on Monday denied that the group held secret talks with US officials which had reached a turning point.

"How can talks be at a critical point when they have not even started," the commander told Reuters by telephone in response to comments by US officials who say talks have been taking place for 10 months and had reached a turning point.


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