The Taliban say they have offered a temporary cease-fire to the United States in Afghanistan that would last between seven and 10 days, according to The Associated Press.
The offer given to U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad would give U.S. troops the opportunity to pull out of the country. Khalilzad reportedly received the offer late Wednesday in Qatar where the Taliban run a political office.
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WNU Editor: This ceasefire is to last 7 to 10 days, and the Taliban are saying that it will be during this period of time that they U.S. can then leave Afghanistan. If these reports are true, it is not even remotely a realistic proposal.
Taliban say they handed cease-fire offer to US peace envoy — AP
Taliban Offer to Reduce Violence in Afghanistan Ahead of Deal With U.S. — The New York Times
Afghan Taliban chief agrees to a brief ceasefire for talks to resume — Daily Times
Taliban chief agrees to a brief ‘ceasefire’ for talks resumptions — Khaama Press