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Taliban claim NATO ‘defeat’ in Afghan war

The Taliban responded scornfully on Monday to the formal end of NATO’s war in Afghanistan, describing the US-led mission as a “fire of barbarism and cruelty” that had drowned the country “in a pool of blood”.

“We consider this step a clear indication of their defeat and disappointment,” the Taliban said.
“America, its invading allies... along with all international arrogant organisations have been handed a clear-cut defeat in this lopsided war.” 

President Ashraf Ghani has said he is open to peace talks, but Taliban would “continue its Jihad.
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