The US ruled out a hasty withdrawal from Afghanistan as Donald Trump warned Pakistan of consequences if it continues to provide safe haven to terror groups.
At least 25 Taliban militants were killed and 10 wounded as fighting for the control of Mirza Olang district in Afghanistan
As many as 12 militants were killed in incidents in two northern Afghan provinces, the police said on Sunday.
A local police chief in Afghanistan says a suicide car bombing targeted Afghan soldiers lining up outside a bank in Kabul, killing at least 15 people.
The deal will allow about 10,000 American troops to stay in the country after the international combat mission ends on December 31.
This summer's fighting season has seen Taliban militants advance in several provinces, exploiting a prolonged political deadlock in Kabul over disputed presidential election results.
Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates signed a deal on Sunday to share power after months of turmoil over a disputed election that destabilised the nation at a crucial time as most foreign troops prepare to leave.