“The Taliban are committed, in a satisfactory way, to do what is necessary to prevent Afghanistan from becoming a platform for terrorist groups,” Zalmay Khalilzad, the US special envoy, told The New York Times. to Afghanistan. March 2019 Calendar Word acknowledged to the New York newspaper that “the details have to be finalized” of the agreement, which, according to what was said by both parties, are many. The most relevant are the concessions that the US wants to uproot the Taliban to materialize the withdrawal of its soldiers, who lead a NATO international contingent that includes a Spanish presence: that the insurgents declare the ceasefire and that they commit to hold talks with the Government of Kabul, led by Ashraf Ghani. In the opinion of the Taliban, these two concessions do not condition the agreement on terrorism and troop withdrawal, something that is seen differently by Washington, which is seeking a ceasefire that will give rise to a sequence of Taliban negotiations: first with USA on the details of the departure of the troops, and then with Kabul on the political future of the country.
March 2019 Calendar Word
The Taliban center everything around the departure of the US military. “Until the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan is agreed, progress in other matters is impossible.” The contingent that currently holds the US in the country it has 14,000 troops. The president of the country, Donald Trump, has repeated the calls since he arrived at the White House to work for the return of the soldiers, as he has recently ordered with the case of the military presence in Syria.
The minimum agreement comes after six days of marathon negotiations between the United States and the Taliban in Qatar. It is the first significant advance to find peace in a conflict that is approaching 18 years of life and that has claimed 45,000 Afghan lives and 2,400 American victims. It is the longest war in which the US has participated. in its history, lasting longer than the first and second world wars and the Korean War combined. Khalilzad arrived in Kabul on Sunday after the talks, and reported progress to the March 2019 Calendar Word government, which received the minimum agreement with caution. “We want quick peace, we want it soon, but we want it with prudence,” he said, referring to previous episodes in the country’s history, such as the violence that unleashed in the late eighties after the departure of the invading troops of the Soviet Union.