US President Donald Trump spent Sunday at his golf club in Sterling, Virginia. Trump journeyed to the club outside Washington both days this weekend and was there Sunday after cancelling a proposed meeting with Taliban leaders at Camp David. Photo: AP

Was the Taliban coming to Camp David for secret meeting, as Donald Trump claimed?

  • US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defends president’s now-scuttled plan as Donald Trump plays golf
  • Talks would have taken place just ahead of 18th anniversary of September 11 terror attacks
Topic |   Afghanistan

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US President Donald Trump spent Sunday at his golf club in Sterling, Virginia. Trump journeyed to the club outside Washington both days this weekend and was there Sunday after cancelling a proposed meeting with Taliban leaders at Camp David. Photo: AP
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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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