the United States is set to withdraw
almost 5000 troops from Afghanistan and closeby bases within 135 days under a
proposed a deal with the Taliban chief US negotiators on my Hollies I have
revealed the details of the draft peace accord and a TV interview on Monday
adding that it must still be approved by US President Donald Trump he declined to
say how long the rest of the roughly fourteen thousand US troops would remain
in Afghanistan but in exchange for the withdrawal the Taliban would ensure that
Afghanistan would never be used as a base for militant groups like al Qaeda
or Islamic state to attack the US and its allies however even as to interview
was being aired a large explosion rocked Kabul al Assad said the aim of the deal
was to end the war but there was no formal formal ceasefire agreement and
attacks like these highlight fears that the negotiations won’t end the daily
violence in Afghanistan