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A US-Taliban agreement to be signed shortly will allow for complete US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan in 14 months, officials say.

The announcement came in a joint US-Afghan declaration issued ahead of the landmark deal.

That agreement, to be signed in Qatar, is aimed at paving the way towards peace in Afghanistan after more than 18 years of conflict.

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