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Reuters, Kabul | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2018 06:03 PM IST
Jim Mattis made the remarks during an unannounced visit to Kabul and comes weeks after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani unveiled a plan to open peace talks with the Taliban. The insurgents have so far given no formal response to Kabul’s offer.