Afghanistan

Taliban Says it Welcomes Possible Plans for U.S. Withdrawal From Afghanistan in 2014

Thanks American public for putting pressure on legislators

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KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan. 11 (UPI) — The Taliban said Friday it welcomes news from the United States all American troops might be withdrawn from Afghanistan in 2014.

"We appreciate this step of the American public and all those societies who [pressure] their government on the issue of Afghanistan as to bring this aimless war to an end and to evacuate all their troops," a statement from the Taliban read.