Taliban: US has agreed on full troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

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US soldiers oversee Afghan National Army trainees at Camp Bastion in Helmand Province. (ADAM FERGUSON/THE NEW YORK TIMES)

The US has agreed to withdraw all its troops from Afghanistan, a spokesperson for the Taliban announced on Tuesday. “Americans have agreed during the negotiations that they will withdraw all their troops and promised not to interfere in Afghanistan inĀ  the future. This is a good progress,” Taliban spokesperson Suhail Shaheen wrote on Twitter. However, there was no immediate US reaction to his claims.

Suhail Shaheen (AP Photo/Tariq Aziz)

The announcement comes as another round of peace talks between the US and the Taliban is expected to take place in Qatar in the next few days.

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