Afghan official: Peace deal with armed group expected soon

May 14, 2016 5:29 AM

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KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan official says the government will finalize a peace deal with a notorious militant insurgent group within days.

Ataul Rahman Saleem, deputy head of Kabul's High Peace Council, said on Saturday an agreement with the armed wing of Hezb-i-Islami could be completed Sunday, after two years of negotiations.

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