BEIRUT—The Trump administration is facing an uphill struggle to keep a landmark agreement with the Taliban on monitor just after a resurgence of violence and developing diplomatic pressure in between Washington and Kabul.
President Ashraf Ghani declined Wednesday to fulfill with President Trump’s special envoy, who arrived in Kabul in an exertion to salvage a four-day aged agreement contacting for the U.S. armed service to withdraw from Afghanistan by subsequent drop, an Afghan government formal stated. The U.S. envoy, Zalmay Khalilzad, is envisioned to as a substitute fulfill Mr. Ghani’s vice president, Amrullah Saleh.
Mr. Ghani’s challenges with the U.S. have been escalating in new months. The U.S. hasn’t acknowledged his re-election pursuing a disputed presidential contest in opposition to Mr. Ghani’s rival, Abdullah Abdullah, last yr. And Mr. Ghani has refused to cooperate with the Trump administration on its pledge to the Taliban to safe launch of up to