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Donald Trump to meet John Bolton, Mike Pompeo on Afghan peace plan amidst US troops’ withdrawal

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Washington DC, August 16: United States President Donald Trump is likely to meet his top national security consultants to audit a US-Taliban “peace plan” on Friday that could end America’s longest-running war – yet could likewise trigger a give up for the US and disloyalty of the Afghan government, according to critics.

Trump is relied upon to meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security advisor John Bolton at his Bedminster golf resort, as indicated by two sources acquainted with the arranging, according to CNN.

A few defence authorities reveal to CNN Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper are also relied upon to be available.

The significant theme will be Afghanistan and the arrangement that Taliban moderator, Zalmay Khalilzad, has been taking a shot at for a considerable length of time, as indicated by two sources acquainted with the arranging.

The Afghan peace plan is likely to formalize a noteworthy withdrawal of American forces from war-ravaged Afghan – from around 15,000 troops to 8,000 or 9,000 troops – and revere official duties by the Taliban to counterterrorism endeavors in Afghanistan, as per the different sources acquainted with the arrangement.

While the arrangement will incorporate different components, including a US-Taliban ceasefire, it additionally has at any rate one pivotal exclusion: it isn’t relied upon to secure the obligation by the insurgent group to hold its flame on the Afghan individuals or the Afghan forces, as indicated by sources acquainted with the discussions.

Moreover, the plan would also include mechanisms for how to tackle violations in order to prevent a single breach of the Taliban-US truce.

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