Pompeo arrives in Kabul despite US advice against international travel

Attempt to save stalled Afghanistan peace process comes as most world leaders have curtailed travel due to coronavirus
Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageUS secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has arrived in Kabul on an urgent visit to try to move forward a US peace deal signed with the Taliban last month, a trip that comes despite the coronavirus pandemic, at a time when world leaders and statesmen are curtailing official travel.
Since the signing of the deal, the peace process has stalled amid political turmoil in Afghanistan, with the country’s leaders squabbling over who was elected president.
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Attempt to save stalled Afghanistan peace process comes as most world leaders have curtailed travel due to coronavirus

US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has arrived in Kabul on an urgent visit to try to move forward a US peace deal signed with the Taliban last month, a trip that comes despite the coronavirus pandemic, at a time when world leaders and statesmen are curtailing official travel.

Since the signing of the deal, the peace process has stalled amid political turmoil in Afghanistan, with the country’s leaders squabbling over who was elected president.

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