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Taliban peace deal ‘when, not if’: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

WASHINGTON: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani voiced confidence Monday on reaching a peace deal to end the Taliban insurgency — but warned Pakistan's alleged meddling risked sparking long-term hostility. "I feel that it is now not a question of if, but when," Ghani said of a peace agreement in a wide-ranging appearance by video at Johns Hopkins University, where he was formerly a professor. "All wars have to end politically. There are very few wars, particularly the wars of the 21st century, that are going to end…