first_imgThe United States plans to sign anagreement with the Taliban on Saturday in Qatar if the week-long truce holds.Four days in, the number of Taliban attacks has fallen dramatically. United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefs journalists in Washington on Feb. 25, 2020. AFP WASHINGTON – The United States voicedoptimism Tuesday about reaching an accord to end the war in Afghanistan as a partialtruce held with the Taliban, warning rival leaders in the Kabul government notto scuttle the “enormous opportunity.”center_img “So far the reduction in violenceis working — imperfect, but it’s working,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeotold a news conference in Washington. (AFP)last_img