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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Call with Taliban Deputy Mullah Baradar (June 30)
June 30, 2020

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met via video conference yesterday with Taliban Deputy and chief negotiator Mullah Baradar to discuss implementation of the U.S.-Taliban Agreement. The Secretary made clear the expectation for the Taliban to live up to their commitments, which include not attacking Americans.