• publish: 28 May 2020
  • time: 1:38 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 13946

Karzai welcomes Taliban prisoners release

Former President, Hamid Karzai welcomed government decision to release Taliban prisoners, calling it a good step.

President Ghani announced to free 900 Taliban prisoners after the militants agreed a short-term cease fire during the Eid days.

Karzai said Wednesday in a statement that bringing a durable peace to the country is the wish of every Afghan.

He said that extension of the truce and prisoner swap could help for a trust building and would pave the ground for the intra-Afghan negotiations.

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