The head of the Pentagon has arrived with an unannounced visit to Kabul

© 2018 AFP / John Thys Pentagon chief James Mattis. Archival photoThe head of the Pentagon has arrived with an unannounced visit to Kabul© 2018 AFP / John Thys

Pentagon chief James Mattis arrived with an unannounced visit to Kabul, reports Reuters.

Mattis is scheduled to meet with the new commander of the NATO mission in Afghanistan by General Austin Scott Miller to discuss the progress in the peace talks with the Taliban*.

Travel Mattis accompanied by the chief of the joint chiefs of staff, General Joseph Dunford.

* A terrorist organization banned in Russia

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