The US president plans to pull out all American forces – numbering 2,500 now – by this September 11, the anniversary of the attacks, which were coordinated from Afghanistan.
A senior US official told reporters at a security conference in Munich a seven-day reduction of violence agreement had yet to begin.
The nation's capital and other urban areas have enjoyed a rare stretch of more than two months without the sorts of large-scale bomb attacks that frequently rock the city and cause mass casualties.
The Taliban is expected to discuss these terms with US negotiators in Doha, two sources said. If such an agreement is reached, it will revive hopes for a long-term solution to the war in Afghanistan.
"In the past few days, some media have been releasing untrue reports about a ceasefire... The fact is that, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan has no ceasefire plans," the Taliban said in a statement.
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