President Trump mentioned recent terrorist attacks in Afghanistan have simplest steeled his get to the bottom of in opposition to negotiating with the Taliban.
“There’s no talking with the Taliban,” Mr. Trump mentioned as he hosted participants of the U.N. Security Council for lunch on the White House. “We’ll finish what we have to finish” in Afghanistan.
A suicide assault killed no less than 11 Afghan troops Monday at Afghanistan’s premier army academy. Last weekend, an ambulance full of explosives detonated on a side road in Kabul, killing about 100 and injuring dozens extra.
“Innocent people are being killed left and right,” Mr. Trump mentioned. “We don’t want to talk to the Taliban. The atrocities they’re committing … it’s horrible.”
The president mentioned he and the Security Council can be discussing “what more we can do to defeat the Taliban.”
“It’s a whole different fight over there,” Mr. Trump mentioned. “We’re all out, and that’s taking place right now, and it’s a whole new front. And it’s a whole new set of principles that we’re being governed by.”