US commander says Taliban are not keeping 'their part of the bargain'

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Marine Gen Frank McKenzie gave evidence to Congress on Tuesday, hours after US forces began pulling out of Afghanistan

The US commander for the Middle East and Afghanistan has said the Taliban are not keeping “their part of the bargain” from the deal signed with the US earlier this month, saying the insurgents were continuing to launch attacks.

Marine Gen Frank McKenzie was giving evidence to Congress on Tuesday, hours after US forces began pulling out of Afghanistan as agreed in the 29 February deal, and as talks between Taliban and government representatives were due to begin.

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