Pentagon chief lands in Afghanistan ahead of U.S., Taliban deal
Saturday, 29 February 2020 U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Kabul on Saturday, in a move officials and experts said was aimed at reassuring the Afghan government about the United States' commitment to the country ahead of an expected accord signing between Washington and the Taliban.
President Donald Trump said he would personally meet with leaders of the Taliban. He rejected criticism of the U.S. making a deal with the insurgents in Afghanistan. The deal paves the way for a full..