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Taliban Calls For Withdrawal Of ‘All Foreign Troops’ From Afghanistan

MOSCOW: A Taliban official on Tuesday called for the complete withdrawal of international forces from Afghanistan at a meeting in Moscow attended by a Taliban delegation.

“Ceasefire in Afghanistan is [possible after the withdrawal of foreign troops,” he added.

The 14-member delegation headed by the Taliban’s deputy leader, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, is in Moscow for two days of talks with senior Afghan politicians and tribal elders.

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Afghan Ambassador to Russia Mohammad Latif Bahand also attended the meeting.