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India, others must fight terrorists in Afghanistan

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US President Donald Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump said that nations like India, Iran, Russia and Turkey would have to fight against terrorists in Afghanistan at some point of time while regretting that other nations are making no effort to fight terrorists. "We're going to tell them and we've already told them, 'Take these prisoners that we've captured because the United States is not going to put them in Guantanamo for the next 50 years and pay for it".

Taliban's head spokesman Sohail Shaheen, in an interview with a U.S. news channel, said there is no proof that Al Qaeda was behind the deadly 9/11 attack in the United States.

Trump said that the USA was fighting the terrorists in Afghanistan despite being 7,000 miles away while India and Pakistan were not doing so even after being next door.

Look India's right there. The statement holds significance ahead of the USA pulling out its forces from Afghanistan, and the growing animosity between India and Pakistan.

On Wednesday, President Trump sent a stern message to European leaders: if the countries from which captured ISIS fighters came don't take them back, he'll air drop them into Europe. "Very, very little. It's not fair", he said.

The US president, who is keen to end the war, said the US has been fighting that war for a long time and it does not want to spend another 19 years - he may have meant 18, which the is the duration of us US troops presence there starting September 2001 - and other countries need to step up and contribute.

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said Wednesday that ISIS was not "in a resurgent state in Syria" despite a Pentagon inspector general report saying the terror group is re-surging in that country.

Shaheen also stressed on the necessity for the war to end, adding that the death of two USA service members in Afghanistan highlights the fact that stopping of violence is essential.

"We took the caliphate 100 per cent. I don t think so".

Trump has repeatedly said he wants American troops out from Afghanistan.

US military officials say two service members died in Afghanistan.

The Afghan peace process is expected to feature in the discussions Mr. Trump will have with Prime Minister Modi at the G-7 talks this weekend in Biarritz, France. They acknowledged it became once going to comprehend a yr.

The United States has for years been doubtful about Pakistan's wholehearted commitment to the US-led war on terrorism.

However, the need to reach a settlement with the Taliban to end more than 18 years of USA military involvement in Afghanistan and Pakistan's assurances that it would use its influence with the militant group helped change the mood.

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