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US President Donald Trump said that America must seek “an honorable and enduring outcome worthy of the tremendous sacrifices that have been made” during the 17-year conflict.
Mike Cernovich, an alt-right activist, suggested to his more than 300,000 followers on Twitter that Bannon was sacked to ensure that the White House raises troop levels in Afghanistan.
Provincial councils are elected bodies that sometimes have closer connections to local residents than government officials have.
"We are very hopeful for the peace talks, because the latest round had some good dialogs which paved the way to more progress regarding peace in the future."
Pakistani officials said their ability to support Afghan peace talks could be in jeopardy in the event of a full-blown crisis, US officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
An Afghan security forces officer in Helmand said one of the suicide bombers had blown himself up in a dining room inside the military corps compound, and clashes continued.
Afghan government officials said hundreds of houses in Herat province were destroyed in flash floods.
Russian, Iranian media said Israeli troops are collecting intelligence on Iranian military movements around the Persian Gulf.
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Trump policy confuses; no time-table set for withdrawal
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Diplomatic cables reveal that US had concerns about Taliban using Qatar for funding.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
The peace talks, initially slated for two days, are continuing despite Taliban representatives staging a brief walkout on Friday over differences with US special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad.
"We have made it clear again and again that we would never hold any meeting with the Afghan government as we know that they are not capable of addressing our demands."
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