The Taliban refused to hold direct talks with the Afghan government, calling it a US puppet, but have said they would talk with government officials if they arrive at the meeting as ordinary Afghans.
While NATO did not provide further details, the Taliban claimed responsibility for killing "two United States soldiers" by "blowing up an American tank".
In a tweet, Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said two American soldiers were killed and three wounded in a bomb attack in Wardak province.
Afghan Special Forces during an operation against attackers at a hotel in Badghis.
A record 3,804 Afghan civilians were killed a year ago due to stepped-up air attacks by US-led forces and more suicide bombings, the United Nations said in a February report.
The U.S. servicemember's death on Saturday comes less than a month after two American troops were killed by small-arms fire in southern Uruzgan province.
It went on to claim the powerful blast struck an American armored personnel carrier, killing two "invaders [references to foreign troops] and injuring three others", though the insurgent claims are often inflated.
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Earlier Saturday, the ISIS terrorists group's affiliate in Afghanistan claimed responsibility for a suicide attack Friday at a wedding in eastern Nangarhar province.
The death will bring the total number of deaths among US military in Afghanistan this year to 11, a website that tracks casualties of USA forces, iCasualties, shows. The bomber, a 13-year-old boy, killed six people and wounded several others.
The U.S. Department of Defense has warned of continued clash between the Afghan and Pakistani forces along the Line of Durand.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, walks from a helicopter with U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass in Kabul, Afghanistan on June 25, 2019.
US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has been holding talks with the Taliban in recent weeks to try and negotiate an end to the war in Afghanistan.
Rahimi added that a number of civilians have also been affected in the attack.
Furthermore, Pentagon said Afghan security forces likely will continue to clash with Pakistani forces along the border.