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Ray of hope for US soldier held by Taliban

Taliban express readiness to discuss exchange of US prisoners for their members detained in Guantanamo Bay.

Last Modified: 30 Jun 2013 12:00
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Sunday marks four years since US soldier Bowe Bergdahl was captured by the Taliban in Afghanistan.

New hopes rise as the Taliban express readiness to discuss the exchange of American prisoners for Taliban detainees from Guantanamo Bay.

Al Jazeera's Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul.


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