Donald Trump cancelled a previously-undisclosed summit at Camp David, the US president’s retreat. Photo: White House

Donald Trump calls off secret peace summit with Taliban and Afghan president at Camp David

  • The abrupt disclosure appeared to deal a significant blow to the ongoing peace talks between the United States and the Taliban
  • Taliban on Sunday responded by saying the decision to cancel peace talks with its leadership would lead to the further loss of American lives and assets
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Donald Trump cancelled a previously-undisclosed summit at Camp David, the US president’s retreat. Photo: White House
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US special envoy Jason Greenblatt attends the launch of a project to improve access to waste water treatment and water for Palestinian farmers in Jericho in October 2017. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump’s Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt to depart before release of peace plan

  • Announcement made amid widespread scepticism over as-yet unseen proposal for resolution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict
  • White House has said plan will not be revealed at least until after Israeli elections this month
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US special envoy Jason Greenblatt attends the launch of a project to improve access to waste water treatment and water for Palestinian farmers in Jericho in October 2017. Photo: AFP
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