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Afghan peace talks seen this month after U.S. shuttle diplomacy

Reuters Monday, 8 June 2020
Talks to end the 18-year-old conflict in Afghanistan may begin this month, sources said on Monday, a day after the U.S. special envoy visited the capital of neighbouring Pakistan and met Taliban leaders in Qatar.
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