Afghanistan President Commits to Releasing 2,000 Taliban Prisoners Amid Eid al-Fitr Ceasefire

Credit: HNGN- Published on May 26, 2020
Following the ceasefire that both parties agreed to in celebration of Eid al-Fitr, Afghan president pledged that up to 2,000 Taliban prisoners will be released. The Taliban, however, reminded the president that the deal they brokered stated 5,000 inmates will be released.
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