Defence Notes

US general rebuffs Russian offer to facilitate Afghan government-Taliban peace deal

23rd August 2018 - 13:00 GMT | by Ashley Roque in Washington DC

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As violent attacks continue to rock Afghanistan, the top US general in charge of allied operations said the Taliban has yet to respond to a proposed three-month ceasefire and rebuffed Russia's offer to get the two parties to sit down at the negotiation table. 

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