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Trump pushing Afghan president to close Taliban office in Qatar, sources say
Donald Trump is pushing the Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani, to close a Taliban mission in Qatar, which has been a channel for dialogue for more than six years, according to several sources familiar with discussions between the two countries.
Ghani is expected to agree to the closure, but a final decision has not yet been reached. The issue was raised at a meeting between the two leaders on Thursday. The Afghan leadership sees the 36 which the Taliban calls its ‘political office’. Read more HERE.