US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he would sign a peace deal with the Taliban if one was finally reached in Afghanistan.
"Yes," he told reporters in the White House as he was preparing to travel to India. "I would write my name on it."
His comments came after Saturday's ceasefire came into effect in Afghanistan and the Taliban, the United States and the Afghan armed forces agreed to a "reduction in violence" for a week.
The ceasefire should set conditions for Washington and the insurgents to sign a treaty in Doha on February 29, which could lead to the withdrawal of US forces after more than 18 years.
Trump wasn't sure which document to sign, but said decisions depend on progress made during the first ceasefire.
He said the reflection period had "lasted a day and a half. We'll see what happens."
"I want to see how this week is going," he said.
"If it works in the next less than a week, I would write my name on it. Time to get home. And they want to stop," he said.
"I think the Taliban want to make a deal too. They are fed up with fighting."
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