Donald Trump says Afghan peace talks with Taliban are 'dead'


The renewed war of words between the two sides raised the spectre of violence in Afghanistan as Trump and the Taliban pledged to take the fight to each other following the precipitous collapse in talks. "We would beat them very easily militarily if we wanted to by doing certain things and I'm not talking nuclear", Trump said.

"They thought they had to kill people in order to put themselves in a little better negotiating position".

Trump sensationally announced on Saturday that Taliban leaders had been due to travel to the us ahead of the Camp David meeting, which was slated to secure an agreement to end the fighting in Afghanistan.

Ghani, who Trump said had been invited to the now-canceled Camp David talks, could still visit Washington if he attends the annual United Nations General Assembly of world leaders that starts on September 24.

Driving one other nail into the coffin of what had seemed to be nearly finalised negotiations, Trump mentioned a U.S. army onslaught on the guerrillas was at its fiercest stage in a decade.

The Taliban on Tuesday sought clarification from the USA after Washington called off peace negotiations with the Afghan insurgent group following a suicide attack in Kabul that killed 12 people including an American soldier. Catch all of the Stay TV motion on HEARALPUBLICIST 24×7 and HEARALPUBLICIST India. "You can't do that with me", Trump said while responding to a question about his decision to cancel the talks.

The Taliban "are the people who are partially responsible for our loved ones dying and other Americans dying", Riches said, but "I'd like to see it end".

Of the 5,373 polling centers for the current election some 400 to 500 are either in areas controlled by the Taliban or under high threat, a spokesman with the electoral commission, Aziz Ibrahimi, said Monday.

Suhail Shaheen, a spokesperson for the Taliban's political office in Doha, said communication channels with the U.S. were still open and the militant group was still in touch with the American negotiators, reports Efe news.

Canceling the talks also goes against Trump's pledge to withdraw the remaining 13,000 to 14,000 USA troops from Afghanistan and end US involvement in a conflict that is closing in on 18 years. "But we'll get out at the right time", he said.

United States negotiator Zalmay Khalilzad had announced a peace deal "in principle" with the Taliban on Monday.

The Taliban and the United States have gone through nine rounds of talks in Doha, Qatar. It's where peace has been negotiated many, many times. "While we certainly want that, there is so much more involved in the peace process", said Judd, who lost her partner, Christine Egan, in the attack on the World Trade Center.

He said this was in retaliation for the killing of a USA soldier by the Taliban in a huge Kabul bomb blast last week. How many more decades are they willing to fight?

"I probably would not have chosen to do the meeting at Camp David three days before 9/11", adding, "Let's just say I might have found another venue". "When they did that they killed 12 people", Trump said.

'But right now they're murdering too many people'.