Afghanistan: Ghani Vows To Expedite Release Of Taliban Prisoners

Credit: Eurasia Review- Published on May 24, 2020
(RFE/RL) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani launched a process on May 24 to release up to 2,000 Taliban prisoners after welcoming an offer by the militants of a three-day cease-fire to mark Eid al-Fitr, the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

“As a responsible government we take one more step forward. I announce that I...

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