On Monday, two US soldiers were shot dead in Afghanistan, announced NATO – the latest international military casualties as Washington is looking after a way out of the longest war in America.
The US-led NATO Mission in Afghanistan’s Resolution Support said in a statement that “the name of the service members killed in action is being withheld until 24 hours after notification of next of kin is complete.”
For the previous years, the US has been negotiating with the Taliban to reach a peace deed ending the 18-long-year war.
Washington seems anxious to speed up talks as Afghanistan is preparing for a Presidential Election in September 2019 and the United States gears up for 2020 Presidential Election.
President Doanld Trump claims that he wants to start withdrawing of troops before 2020 Elections, said the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday.
Mr. Pompeo said, “He’s been unambiguous: end the endless wars, draw down.”