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February 13, 2020
US, Taliban Reach Deal for 7-Day 'Reduction of Violence,' SecDef Says
Journalist Richard Sisk
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Thursday that a tentative deal has been reached between the U.S. and the Taliban on a seven-day "reduction of violence" in Afghanistan.
"The U.S. and the Taliban have negotiated a proposal for a seven-day reduction in violence" Esper said in a brief statement and news conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels. The deal appears to fall short of a full ceasefire.
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