US President Donald Trump responds over the historic Afghanistan deal with Taliban
WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump responds over the historic Afghanistan deal with Taliban.
United States President Donald Trump on Saturday said that he welcomed the US, Afghan Taliban peace deal , said the White House.
"We are working on ending a long war and bringing back our troops from Afghanistan," the White House quoted Trump as saying.
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed the peace accord urging all stakeholders to ensure that the spoilers of the peace agreement are kept at bay.
"Now all stakeholders have to ensure that spoilers are kept at bay. My prayers for peace for the Afghan people who have suffered 4 decades of bloodshed. Pakistan is committed to playing its role in ensuring the agreement holds & succeeds in bringing peace to Afghanistan," he said.
Senior officials of the US government and the Afghan Taliban congregated in Doha, Qatar on Saturday to oversee the signing of a landmark peace deal between America and the Taliban.
As the ceremony for the occasion started, world leaders were present to see through an agreement that will see America withdraw its troops from Afghanistan after 18 years of war.
The deal states that the agreement will be followed by intra-Afghanistan negotiations between the Taliban and other Afghanistan stakeholders to decide a future political roadmap for the restive country.These negotiations are set to begin from March 10, 2020.