Trump declares US-Taliban talks 'dead' after cancelling Camp David meeting

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  • Taliban says Trump sabotaged ‘finalised’ Afghanistan deal
  • Experts doubt Kabul attack was real reason for cancellation

Donald Trump has declared talks between the US and the Taliban “dead” after he called off a Camp David meeting over the weekend, triggering fears of a spike in violence in Afghanistan in the run-up to presidential elections due later this month.

Trump announced on Sunday that he had cancelled secret Camp David meetings with the Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani, and Taliban leaders, following a car bomb attack in Kabul on Thursday. And he said negotiations with the Taliban, which appeared to have been close to a deal, were at an end.

Related: Taliban warns of more US dead after Trump says he cancelled peace talks

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