Taliban representatives and the Afghan government earlier this month resumed peace talks in Qatar.
The Taliban's statement came just hours after the Pentagon announced it had cut troop levels in Afghanistan to 2,500.
The stop-and-go talks come amid growing doubt over a U.S.-Taliban peace deal brokered by outgoing President Donald Trump.
The explosion took place between Balkh and Char Bolak districts.
Milley's meetings came amid a new drawdown of U.S. troops.
The Pakistani military has wielded significant influence over the Taliban and has had links with some of the leaders.
The fighting lasted for several hours through the night, marked with continuous gun battles and heavy bombardments.
The 21-point list warns warring sides against leaking documents or speaking to the media during the negotiations.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth is calling on the State Department to prioritize the return of Mark Frerichs.
The development means the warring sides are getting closer to starting to negotiate the issues that could end fighting.
The deadly riot in the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 attracted a variety of far-right extremists who shared a devotion to Trump.
The Humvee was stolen from a National Guard Armory in a Los Angeles suburb.
The proposal to expand military exchange shopping privileges had been expected to be finalized in late 2020.
Many survivors will see at least $400 more in their Feb. 1 annuity payments.
Typically, about half of each class washes out during the final apprentice course because of its demanding nature.