Big breakthrough Reported between US and Afghan Taliban over historic peace deal

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Big breakthrough Reported between US and Afghan Taliban over historic peace deal

Kabul: In a major development, Taliban and the United States have finalized an agreement for ending years long violence in the war-torn Afghanistan.

Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah at the Council of Ministers on Monday said, “The agreement between the Taliban and US has been finalized”.

He further said the signing of the agreement depends on the reduction in violence during the proposed period of time, which is seven-days, Tolo news reported.

The deal is likely to be signed by the end of February.

The Afghan chief executive termed it a prime opportunity for both sides to show how much eager they are for restoring peace in the country.

The development was also confirmed by Taliban’s official Suhail Shaheen while talking to an Afghan news channel.

The US Special Representative for Afghanistan’s Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, also shared the details about reduction in violence agreement on his Twitter handle, but stressed: “We all know success is not guaranteed but we all believe we must do our best”.

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