The Minister of defense of the United States James Mattis said during a visit to Afghanistan that the only way to achieve peace in the country – is to convince the Taliban to negotiate. About it reports Radio Freedom.

“The Taliban needs to learn that the government they can’t win,” said Mattis in a joint press conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

Mattis also condemned the attack on the airport in Kabul committed by militants a few hours after landing of the aircraft.

27 September 2017, it was reported that Stoltenberg and Mattis paid a visit to Kabul.

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Afghanistan needs to compel Taliban to negotiate – Mattis 28.09.2017

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