July 28, 2020

Taliban declare three-day ceasefire during Eid

Kabul (AFP) – The Taliban on Tuesday declared a three-day ceasefire during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha starting Friday, marking the second such truce in just over two months in Afghanistan.The offer came soon after President Ashraf Ghani said peace talks with the Taliban could begin “in a week’s time”.”All the mujahedeen (Taliban fighters)… are ordered to refrain from carrying out any operation against the enemy during the three days and nights of Eid al-Adha,” Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a statement.But any attack “by the enemy” would be met with force, he added.There…

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