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Feb 8, 2019 4:25 PM 2+ mon ago

Plan for a US withdrawal from Afghanistan takes shape ? but will it stick?

Until talks between the Taliban and Afghan government officials can be held, "we will engage the Taliban further to flesh out these commitments that they have made," Khalilzad said.

"On the question of withdrawal vs. reduction, well, you can't have a withdrawal without a reduction," Khalilzad said. "We are in middle of the negotiations."

He added that even though President Donald Trump would like to withdraw forces, ...

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