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Taliban negotiators head to Afghan presidential palace

AP/Kabul
Filed on August 15, 2021
Smoke rises next to the US Embassy in Kabul. Photo: AP

The goal is to discuss a peaceful handing over of the government.


Taliban negotiators are heading to the presidential palace to prepare for a “transfer” of power, according to an Afghan official.

The official, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity due to fear of reprisals, said Sunday that the goal was a peaceful handing over of the government to the Taliban.

The Taliban have said they don’t plan to take the capital by force.





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