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Troop Withdrawal Said to Be Key to Progress in U.S.-Taliban Talks

The US and Taliban negotiators are expected to reach to some types of conclusion on a timetable for troop withdrawal as well as intra-Afghan talks in the next round of their meeting which will take place at the end of this month, two former members of the Taliban said.

This would be the seventh round of the US-Taliban talks, which according to the US Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad will begin on June 29.

Earlier this month, the Afghan government announced it would release almost 900 Taliban prisoners. So far, figures show that almost 400 of the prisoners have been released.

Read more at Tolo News

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