Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danesh said on Eid, on the third day of the meeting that the eighth round of talks between the U.S. and the Taliban already ended, but inter-Afghan talks would begin after the presidential election.
"We were discussing details of two issues (withdrawal and counter-terrorism)".
It is unclear whether the agreement provides a specific timeline for or commitment to a full US withdrawal. "We stand with them and are working hard toward a lasting and honorable peace agreement and a sovereign Afghanistan which poses no threat to any other country". United States using Afghanistan to test new technology A recrent AirforceMag article notes: "Afghanistan will serve as a proving ground for the Pentagon's future cloud infrastructure known as JEDI, as artificial-intelligence algorithms are introduced into America's nearly 18-year-old war, Defense Department officials suggested in a recent media roundtable".
Since the USA -led invasion toppled the Taliban regime in 2001, the militant group had sought a channel with Washington.
The Taliban have launched near-daily attacks across Afghanistan while negotiations with United States officials continue.
But in the intervening years, meaningful U.S. -Taliban talks failed to take off, hampered by mutual mistrust, missed opportunities, protests by the Afghan government, and the deaths of two successive Taliban leaders.
Mohammad Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai (born 19 May 1949) is an Afghan politician and current president of Afghanistan, elected on 21 September 2014.
The Taliban have called the elections as "sham" and have warned the Afghan people to stay away from election-related activities. The group has told Afghan citizens to avoid campaign events and has warned them not to vote.
Baradar led a 12-member delegation to Uzbekistan where they also met the country's Foreign Minister Kamilov after 20 years since he held first talks with Mullah Muttawakil, Taliban Foreign Minister in 1999 in Kandahar.
The latest assessments of the war in Afghanistan fortify concerns that the Taliban is in an increasingly strong position on the battlefield and at the negotiating table as Washington struggles to find a way to peacefully end 18 years of fighting. Former US President George W Bush ordered the invasion.
The Ministry of Defence indicates that, as at July 23, 2015, a total of 454 British forces personnel or MOD civilians had died while serving in Afghanistan since the start of operations in October 2001, 405 having lost their lives as a result of hostile action. The United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces officially ended combat operations in 2014.
One source explained that the agreement is seen as paving the way for the U.S. to leave the country without a high number of U.S. casualties in the coming months.
On Sunday, Khalilzadtweeted: "I hope this is the last Eid where Afghanistan is at war". The Muslim holiday began over the weekend.
Once Trump gives his stamp of approval, sources say Khalilizad will travel back to Doha to cement the peace plan with the Taliban. The news channel reports that U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with his national security team tomorrow to review the draft agreement.
The conflict has become America's longest-ever war and has ground into a stalemate, with neither side able to defeat the other and casualties rising among civilians as well as combatants.
Mr. Khalilzad also said that the goal of negotiations was a comprehensive peace agreement, which would ensure the fight against "terrorism", the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan, inter-Afghan negotiations that would lead to political stability, and permanent ceasefire.
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