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PBS NEWSHOUR

Afghan Government Backs Away From Talks

  • Aired: 06/19/2013
  • 03:38
  • Rating: NR
A day after an announcement that the Afghan government would open negotiations with the Taliban, President Hamid Karzai reversed that decision, raising objections including the Taliban's use of its formal name at its new office in Qatar. Karzai also suspended talks with the U.S. over security conditions. Jeffrey Brown reports.
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President Hamid Karzai reversed the decision to open negotiations with the Taliban.
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