KABUL, Afghanistan

The U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the Taliban’s compliance with the landmark peace deal would determine the pace of American withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Pompeo was in Doha, Qatar to oversee signing of the landmark peace deal between the U.S. and the Taliban on Saturday.

”The Taliban and the U.S. have endured decades of hostilities and mistrust,” he said, adding this effort [signing of peace deal] became real when Taliban expressed interests in pursuing peace and ending their relationships with al-Qaeda and other foreign terrorist groups, and realizing military victory was impossible.

“We will closely watch

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