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Taliban Says Strike Violated 2020 Withdrawal Deal

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  • Chief Taliban spokesman said Monday that U.S. carried out drone strike Sunday on a residence in Kabul.
  • Spokesman for Afghanistan’s ruling Islamist extremists also condemned killing as violation of “international principles.”
  • Victim reportedly Ayman al-Zawahri, who took over as al-Qaida leader after U.S. killed Osama bin Laden’
  • Strike reportedly carried out by CIA.

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