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The Afghan government resumes the release of the last Taliban prisoners

September 2, 2020

Once that process is complete, the Afghan government’s negotiating team could travel to Doha this Thursday

MADRID, 2 (EUROPE PRESS)

The Afghan government has reactivated the process of releasing Taliban prisoners after several weeks’ delay. This is the final step to be completed before the peace dialogue between Afghan leaders begins, as the country’s presidency has confirmed.

“The Afghan government has released another group of the remaining Taliban prisoners and work is still underway to move forward with the exchange of prisoners,” said Sediq Sediqqi, spokesman for the president, in a message posted on his Twitter account for social networks has been published. .

The Afghan government resumes the release of the last Taliban prisonersThe Afghan government resumes the release of the last Taliban prisoners

According to the spokesman for the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR), Faraidun Jawzon, “all obstacles to intra-Afghan talks have been overcome.”

“The prisoner exchange process will soon be completed and then talks can begin,” added the Ariana chain, saying the government negotiating team will travel to Qatar after the releases are complete.

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