Taliban condemns drone strike as violation of U.S. troop withdrawal agreement – Reuters

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid speaks during a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan November 10, 2021. REUTERS/Ali Khara

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KABUL, Aug 1 (Reuters) – The United States carried out a drone strike on a residence in Kabul over the weekend, the Taliban’s chief spokesman said on Monday.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a statement that the attack took place on Sunday and the ruling Islamist extremists strongly condemned it as a violation of “international principles” and the 2020 agreement on a U.S. troop withdrawal.

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Reporting by Mohammad Yunus Yawar; Editing by Leslie Adler

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