24 mai 2020

Afghan President Vows to Speed up Release of Taliban Prisoners


Afghan President Ashraf Ghani vowed Sunday to speed up the release of Taliban prisoners and said he was ready to hold peace talks "immediately" with the insurgents after they made a ceasefire offer.The Taliban offered a three-day truce over the Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan starting Sunday, which Ghani swiftly accepted."As a responsible government we take one more step forward -- I announce that I will expedite the Taliban prisoner releases," [...]