Petraeus: NATO Pressure Forcing Taliban to Seek Peace
The leader of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan says alliance progress in recent months has congested Taliban advances in most of the country, and is put force on even senior leaders of the group to seek a peace deal with the Afghan administration.

Universal Petraeus has spoken of progress in specific parts of Afghanistan previous to, but now he says that in the last three-to-six months Afghan troops and his international forces have changed the situation in most of the country.

"I think the Taliban momentum has, as I noted earlier, been overturned in many areas and definitely under arrest in the bulk of the country," said Petraeus. "I wouldn't say all parts.

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