US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives in Afghanistan for troop withdrawal talks
15 April 2021 | 3:00 pm
Blinken is looking to drum up support for President Joe Biden's plan to withdraw all troops. He briefed both Afghan and US officials on the next steps, and warned the Taliban against carrying out any attacks.
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