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‘If we leave Afghanistan, we will leave together with NATO’: Khalilzad

17 Mar 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency

The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan

Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad has said the United States and NATO

would Afghanistan together if it was decided to withdraw from the country.

He made the remarks in his latest statement posted on the

official Twitter account of U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan

Reconciliation.

“Working closely with @NATO and other partners and allies

has been a priority from day one. We came together. We will coordinate

adjustments in our presence together. And if we leave, we will leave together.

Together for peace and security for #Afghanistan and for us all,” Ambassador

Khalilzad said.

This comes as efforts are underway to find a political

solution to end the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan.

The fifth round of U.S. and Taliban talks ended on Tuesday

concluded in Qatar.

Ambassador Khalilzad in a Twitter post had said that the two sides have agreed in draft regarding the timeline of troops withdrawal and counter-terrorism.

However, Ambassador Khalilzad had said that there is no

final agreement until everything is agreed as he pointed towards the initiation

of intra-Afghan talks and ceasefire.

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