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Trump says ceasefire necessary precondition for peace in Afghanistan
November 22, 2019

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US President Donald Trump says ceasefire is a necessary precondition for peace in Afghanistan.

In a telephonic conversation with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, he said for the success of peace process, Afghan government's involvement is inevitable and  it must begin from now on.

Meanwhile in a tweet, US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad expressed the hope that steps like release of Western hostages will lead to a reduction in violence and rapid progress in peace process.