US-Taliban Current Affairs - 2020

Taliban and the Afghan government to hold a meeting

Amid all the global chaos it is for the first time in the history that the Afghan Government and Taliban which does not recognise the Afghan government will sit across the table and discuss the future of the country Background The talk comes soon after the release of the last batch of six Taliban prisoners Read More…

US to sign peace deal with Taliban forces to end war in Afghanistan

The US President Donald Trump recently announced that the United States of America will sign a peace agreement with the Taliban forces on February 29, 2020. Highlights The US and the Taliban forces are to sign peace agreement to end the war of 18 years in Afghanistan. After the agreement, 12,000 US troops that are Read More…

EU calls for ceasefire in Afghanistan

The officials of European Union (EU) have called for a ceasefire in Afghanistan, stating that the breakdown in talks between United States and Taliban presented an opportunity to push anew for a truce (an agreement to end the fighting). In September 2019, citing a Taliban attack that killed a US soldier, US President Donald Trump Read More…