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Two soldiers of the U.S. army was killed in Afghanistan on June 26. This is with reference to the representatives of the NATO mission reports Reuters.
Responsible for the attack have withered on the members of the banned terrorist organization-the Taliban. It is reported that the day before her into the country for talks with Afghan President came to the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo and 29 June, kicks off the seventh round of talks between Washington and Taliban.
At the previous talks, the Taliban pledged to interrupt the contacts with terrorist groups, including “al-Qaeda” (banned in Russia), and to resist extremist organizations in exchange for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country.
Since the beginning of 2019 in Afghanistan killed at least six American soldiers. Only in 2015 the losses of the Afghan contingent of the United States account for 65 people. Currently in the country there are about 20 thousand foreign troops, most of them Americans.
The Taliban was formed in 1994 in the midst of civil war in Afghanistan. In 1996-2001 the Taliban were in power in the country, and after the overthrow in 2001, began to conduct a guerrilla war with government troops and NATO forces in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
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