Two More US Troops Die in Afghanistan in Deadliest Year Since 2014

2 US soldiers killed in Afghanistan NATO

2 US soldiers killed in Afghanistan NATO

"In accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy, the names of the service members killed in action are being withheld until 24 hours after notification of next of kin is complete", said the statement by NATO Resolute Support mission.

The U.S. and Taliban are now in negotiations to bring an end to 18 years of fighting.

The deaths bring to at least 14 the number of USA military personnel to be killed in action in Afghanistan this year.

More than 2,400 US service personnel have died in Afghanistan since the USA -led invasion in 2001 to topple the Taliban, whose government had harbored Al Qaeda leader Usama bin Laden.

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the United States is talking to the Afghanistan government and the Taliban and he is "looking at different things" in the region.

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He said the USA is "negotiating - we'll see what happens", but that the Taliban could stop unrest in the region "very easily".

However, he acknowledged that a small number of troops will have to remain. "The Taliban does not respect the Afghan government", Trump said earlier this week, adding: "It is a unsafe place and we have to keep an eye on it". 'It is a unsafe place and we have to keep an eye on it'.

The attack renewed concerns that the growing threat by the ISIS affiliate will mean little peace for Afghan civilians.

After the Doha talks, Khalilzad will need to lay the groundwork for peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government, which would come after any deal with Washington.

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