US Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in Doha for deal signing with Taliban

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during the Herman Kahn Award Gala. (File photo: AP)

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Doha on Saturday to witness a US troop withdrawal deal that could end the war in Afghanistan.

Pompeo arrived in Qatar’s capital on a flight from Washington after refueling in Germany, according to a pool report.

The signing ceremony between the United States and Taliban extremist group is set to take place in Doha on Saturday afternoon.

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