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Taliban and U.S. officials meet in Qatar to end the 17-year-old Afghan war

Taliban negotiators and US officials meeting in Qatar on Saturday finalized clauses in a draft agreement to end the 17-year-old Afghan war, according to Taliban sources.
US special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is heading to the Afghan capital Kabul to brief President Ashraf Ghani on the progress after the end of the longer-than expected six-day discussions.
The US embassy in Kabul was not available to immediately confirm the Taliban sources' account of the draft deal and Khalizad's visit.
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