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U.S. Peace Envoy Says 'Significant Progress' Made In Ending America's Longest War


According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, the United States peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan confirmed that progress had been made in six days of negotiations in Qatar. Zalmay Khalilzad reportedly said that no deal had been finalized with the Taliban, however he expressed confidence, claiming that further talks would resume shortly. In a tweet, Khalilzad said, "Meetings here were more productive than they have been in the past.

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