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Afghan security forces stand near an armoured vehicle during ongoing fighting between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters in the Busharan area on the outskirts of Lashkar Gah, the capital city of Helmand province. (Photo by SIFATULLAH ZAHIDI/AFP via Getty Images)

Taliban: There won’t be peace until new govt. is formed

The Taliban announced there would not be peace in Afghanistan until a new government has been formed and President Ashraf Ghani removed from power. In an interview this week, a Taliban spokesman said the group would lay down their weapons when a new government has been acceptable to all sides for negotiation.