Report: Taliban Pulls Out Of Peace Talks

By Bill Strange

January 21, 2019

The Taliban is withdrawing from peace talks with the U.S. over demands that the group turn over a kidnapped American professor.  A leader of the Afghan Taliban tells NBC News that asking to release Kevin King was unrealistic.  King was taken at gunpoint during a Taliban raid on American University of Afghanistan in Kabul back in 2016.  King is said to be in ill health as he needs treatment for heart disease.

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