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One caused no injuries, but the second attack by a suicide bomber killed six or seven people, The Associated Press reported. President Barack Obama announced in May that there would be only 9,800 soldiers after December 31.
Ghani has signaled a willingness to reverse that stance. Direct link 268p 4. Open in the app. Still, the global landscape in which the security agreement is finally taking hold is quite different from the one in which it was conceived more than a year ago.
Baku, Kabul set to sign 5 cooperation pacts. They were, he said, bad not just for the international community, but for the Afghan people. Ghani called on the Taliban to join peace talks. Here are five things to know about the accord signed on September 30. The US embassy in Kabul declined to comment on the status of the agreement.