The US and the Taliban signed a peace agreement

Volodin proposed to sum up the US presence in Afghanistan.

the Signature under the document was signed by US special envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad and Deputy leader of the Taliban, the head of the Qatar political office of the movement, Mullah Abdullah Gani Baradar. After the official part of the procedure Khalilzad and Baradar shook hands, according to eyewitnesses.

Experts say that the signing of the agreement may help President Donald Trump to fulfill a key campaign promise to stop the “endless war”. U.S. begins to withdraw thousands of troops in exchange for promises by the Taliban to prevent Afghanistan becoming a base for terrorist attacks.

United States spent on the war more than 750 billion dollars, the fighting has claimed tens of thousands of lives on both sides. However, the conflict is often ignored leading politicians and the American public.

Recall that US President George Bush ordered the invasion of Afghanistan in response to the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 against the world trade center. The war dragged on for many years. Over time, the Taliban had regrouped, and now they rule over half of the country.