U.S. and Taliban set to sign peace deal after 7-day truce in Afghanistan
The U.S. and Taliban appear to be on the verge of signing a historic peace deal. The agreement calls for a "reduction of violence" across Afghanistan for seven days. If the Taliban hold back attacks, a peace deal will be signed. CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D'Agata joins CBSN from London to report the latest developments.
The reduction of violence agreement between U.S. forces and the Taliban is set to begin with the possibility of a broader deal if it holds. NBC News' Courtney Kube reports from the Pentagon.Aired on 02/21/20. US signs peace deal with Afghanistan's Taliban after 18 years of war… The United States and the Taliban have signed a peace agreement aimed at ending the U.S.'s 18-year involvement in the conflict in Afghanistan. U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar sign a peace agreement during a ceremony in the Qatari capital Doha, Saturday, February 29.