The U.S Secretary of Defence and NATO Secretary-General will be visiting Afghanistan as the U.S and Taliban are to sign the peace deal on Saturday, an official said.

Seddiq Seddiqi, a spokesperson to President Palace said the U.S Secretary of Defenses, Mike Esper and the NATO Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg will meet President Ghani tomorrow to announce a joint declaration in reference to the peace deal which is going to be signed on the 29th February in Qatar between the U.S and Taliban

A joint declaration will be announced in Kabul tomorrow while the peace deal is being signed in Doha between the U.S and the Taliban.

According to the US-Taliban agreement, the number of U.S troops in Afghanistan will be decreased from 15,000 to 8,600.

Another series of intra-Afghan talks is going to kick-off after the deal is signed between the US and Taliban.

The Afghan leaders and politicians are to finalize a list of negotiators for the next round of talks.


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