US and Taliban attain discount of violence settlement -US official

MUNICH – The USA has reached a discount of violence settlement with the Taliban that would result in a U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, a senior administration official stated on Friday.The official instructed reporters at a safety convention in Munich that the seven-day interval of a discount of violence has but to start.U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Protection Secretary Mark Esper met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani throughout the convention on Friday.The announcement got here a day after U.S. President Donald Trump stated there was a “good probability” of reaching an settlement with the Taliban on a discount of U.S. troops in Afghanistan.An settlement on a significant troop withdrawal could be a lift for Trump, who has repeatedly promised to cease “infinite wars,” as he seeks re-election to a second time period in November.