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U.S. Reaches 'Reduction In Violence' Deal With Taliban In Afghanistan

<img src=’’ alt=’U.S. Marines stand guard during the change of command ceremony at Shorab military camp in Afghanistan’s Helmand province in January 2018.’/>

The step is meant to serve as an initial confidence-building measure and would last for seven days. A peace deal could be signed in the coming weeks.

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