Afghan warlord changes his conditions for peace with Kabul

April 5, 2016 6:29 AM

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KABUL, Afghanistan – A representative of a notorious Afghan warlord who lives in hiding says he has dropped his key condition for ending his war of more than 40 years with Kabul.

Amin Karim, an official of the Hezb-i-Islami Party, says its leader, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, is no longer demanding that all foreign troops leave Afghanistan. Last year, the warlord briefly came out of the shadows to set his conditions for peace that included the withdrawal of foreign forces.

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