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Afghanistan Breaking News: Afghan Leader Backs Away From Taliban Talks

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Afghanistan's president said he will not pursue peace talks with the Taliban unless the United States steps out of the negotiations, while also insisting the militant group stop its violent attacks on the ground after it claimed responsibility for a rocket attack that killed four Americans. Senior Obama administration officials said that.U.S. and Taliban representatives will soon meet,for the first time to begin what are expected to be long and complex-negotiations for a peaceful settlement to the war in Afghanistan. In a potentially groundbreaking move, the Taliban said they were prepared to take the first step towards peace negotiations with the Afghanistan government after 12 years of war.

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