The Afghan government announced the release of nearly 320 Taliban prisoners this Sunday, stressing that the release will continue until 5,100 are reached. This is part of a process to pave the way for the beginning of peace talks with the United States insurgents.
“The Afghan government has released 317 Taliban prisoners from Paruán and other provinces in the past two days,” the National Security Council said on its report on the social network Twitter.
He has stated that these publications will increase the released Taliban to 4,917, adding that “the publications will continue until the total number reaches 5,100”.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Friday that the authorities would release 500 Taliban prisoners in response to the three-day ceasefire announcement announced by the insurgents on Thursday to mark the Victim Festival.