BEIRUT—The Trump administration is struggling with an uphill struggle to retain a landmark settlement with the Taliban on keep track of immediately after a resurgence of violence and rising diplomatic pressure between Washington and Kabul.
President Ashraf Ghani declined Wednesday to meet up with with President Trump’s particular envoy, who arrived in Kabul in an work to salvage a four-working day old settlement calling for the U.S. military to withdraw from Afghanistan by next tumble, an Afghan govt formal said. The U.S. envoy, Zalmay Khalilzad, is expected to in its place meet up with Mr. Ghani’s vice president, Amrullah Saleh.
Mr. Ghani’s issues with the U.S. have been rising in modern months. The U.S. hasn’t identified his re-election pursuing a disputed presidential contest from Mr. Ghani’s rival, Abdullah Abdullah, past 12 months. And Mr. Ghani has refused to cooperate with the Trump administration on its pledge to the Taliban to