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Taliban not living up to commitments, U.S. Defense Secretary says

Reuters Tuesday, 5 May 2020
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday that the Taliban were not living up to their commitments under an agreement signed this year, amid signs the fragile deal is under strain by a political deadlock and increasing Taliban violence.
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Mark Esper Mark Esper 27th United States Secretary of Defense

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Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:13Published
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