U.S. Conducts Air Strike Against Taliban in Afghanistan

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Last night, United States forces in Afghanistan (USFOR-A) conducted two air strikes targeting Taliban fighters who were “executing a coordinated attack” on an Afghanistan military defense post.

These were the first attacks since the three-day Eid ceasefire agreed to by the Taliban and Afghanistan government.

Colonel Sonny Leggett, spokesman for the USFOR-A, reiterated that “[a]ll sides must reduce violence to allow the peace process to take hold”. The “peace process” the Colonel is referring to is related to the peace agreement signed between the United States and Taliban earlier this year.

However, since the agreement has been signed there have been multiple attacks by the Taliban and air strikes conducted by the U.S..

Still, all three sides say they remain committed to the agreement.