Pompeo to meet Taliban negotiators in Qatar

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is due to commence a seven-nation tour, seeking to wind up current business as the US prepares for a new president. – EPA pic, November 21, 2020.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet negotiators from the Taliban and Afghan government today amid signs of progress in their talks as the United States speeds up its withdrawal.

The State Department said late yesterday that Pompeo will meet separately with the Afghan government and Taliban negotiation teams in the Gulf state of Qatar.

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