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Trump speaks to Taliban leader as prisoner feud threatens Afghan peace plan

Reuters Tuesday, 3 March 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by telephone with chief Taliban negotiator Mullah Baradar Akhund on Tuesday, the first known direct communication between a U.S. leader and a top Taliban official, as a dispute over a prisoner release threatened a U.S.-led effort to bring peace to Afghanistan.
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​President Donald Trump said the two leaders agreed that "we don't want violence," but that "we'll see what happens" with a peace deal.

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