Several of the Taliban prisoners released by the Afghan government prior to the peace talks with the armed group have returned to the battlefield. Abdullah Abdullah, the president of the National Council for Reconciliation, denounced this Wednesday.
“I know some have returned to the battlefield, which is a violation of the agreement they made,” said Abdulá, who heads the organization overseeing talks with the Taliban, referring to the agreement that the Insurgents had signed with the United States. on February 29th.
Under the deal, Kabul released more than 5,000 Taliban prisoners, including some behind major attacks and actions for which the insurgent group released 1,000 prisoners from government forces. The prisoner exchange was the previous step in starting the peace talks on September 12 in Doha.
On the other hand, while attending a meeting organized by the US Think Tank Council on Foreign Relations, Abdulá denounced that the level of violence in the country remained high.