US military in Afghanistan on Saturday urged warring parties to “return to the political path” in a rare open letter to the Taliban as a surge in violence risks shattering a hoped-for peace process.
“All sides must also return to the political path… Afghans should sit down now and begin talking about the future of Afghanistan together.”
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Zabihullah (..ذبـــــیح الله م )@Zabehulah_M33
Path to a resolution lies in the implementation of the #Doha agreement.
Do not harm the current environment with pointless & provocative statements.
We are committed to our end, honor your own obligations. https://twitter.com/USFOR_A/status/1256505755886407680 …
USFOR-A Spokesman Col Sonny Leggett
@Zabehulah_M33 You asked for clarity on Gen Miller’s calls for the Taliban to reduce violence. Let’s clarify: The people of #Afghanistan want #peace. The world has asked the #Taliban to cease violence and focus on #COVID19. Now is the time to stop the violence. @suhailshaheen1
US President Donald Trump has repeatedly said he wants American troops home, and the Taliban realize that as long as they don’t hit American or foreign troops, there are few consequences for continued attacks, experts say.