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Amrullah Saleh – First Vice President, Afghanistan

Can the US persuade the Afghan government and the Taliban to accept the latest ceasefire plan? Stephen Sackur speaks to Afghanistan's First Vice President Amrullah Saleh.

If Afghanistan is to find a way out of seemingly never-ending war the next few weeks will be critically important. The Biden Administration is pressing the Afghan Government and the Taliban to accept a transition plan based on a ceasefire and power-sharing. It's a tough sell, given the Taliban has intensified its military campaign in recent months. But what's the alternative? Stephen Sackur speaks to Afghanistan's First Vice President Amrullah Saleh. Is the Afghan peace process running out of road?

26 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Stephen Sackur
Interviewed Guest Amrullah Saleh

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