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Cautious Optimism Germany Mediates Secret US-Taliban Talks

The German government is mediating secret talks on German soil between the US government and representatives of the Taliban. Berlin is cautiously optimistic that the negotiations will deliver progress, but observers warn that the insurgents' morale remains high.
Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein