Afghan leader says Taliban talks could start soon, militants deny

In this Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 photo, Afghanistan's chief executive Abdullah Abdullah listens during a meeting at Sapidar Palace, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Abdullah said on Monday that his government will begin peace talks with the Taliban insurgents, who have been waging war in the country for more than a decade, "in the near future." (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)





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