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Ex-Guantanamo Taliban Prisoners Join Team Negotiating Peace with US

Five senior Afghan Taliban leaders, who were swapped for the freedom of an American hostage in 2014, have been “re-activated” and made part of the Islamist insurgency’s Qatar-based "political office" holding peace talks with the United States. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told VOA on Tuesday the men formally assumed the role of “political negotiators” the previous day at a ceremony in its office in Doha, the capital of the Gulf state. “They have...

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