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Pompeo meets Afghan, Taliban reps for talks in Doha

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday met with Taliban and Afghan government representatives in Qatar for peace talks. (Nov. 21)
 
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Mike Pompeo Mike Pompeo 70th U.S. Secretary of State and former director of the C.I.A.

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Qatar Qatar Sheikhdom on the west coast of the Persian Gulf

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