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Afghanistan suspends talks with US over 'contradiction'

The Afghan government said it has suspended security talks with the US due to the "contradiction between the acts and the statements" made by Washington.

In view of the contradiction between acts and the statements made by the United States of America in regard to the Peace Process, the Afghan government suspended the negotiations, currently under way in Kabul between Afghan and US delegations on the Bilateral Security Agreement.

– Statement by the Office of the National Security Council

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