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The Taliban has carried out “more than 3,800 attacks” since the peace agreement, according to the Afghan government

May 18, 2020

Afghan Interior Minister General Masud Andarabi has claimed that Taliban militants have launched “more than 3,800 attacks” on civilians and armed forces under the command of the Afghan executive since the signing of the peace agreement with the United States in Doha on February 29.

The chief of the interior released this message at a press conference in Kabul, at which the officials in charge of the Afghan security forces justified the decision by the country’s president, Ashraf Ghani, to order government forces to switch to “mode” and “give offensive” Position on “active defense” which they assumed after the signing of the Doha Pact.

The Afghan Interior Minister has emphasized that the Taliban cannot ignore responsibility for the attacks by avoiding claiming their authorship. The press conference took place a few hours after the Taliban killed eight security officers in a car bomb attack at a National Security Directorate (NDS) facility in Gazni province in the east of the country.

The Taliban has carried out “more than 3,800 attacks” since the peace agreement, according to the Afghan government
The Taliban has carried out “more than 3,800 attacks” since the peace agreement, according to the Afghan government

The Afghan interior minister denounced that the Taliban “gives other militia groups the opportunity to operate in Afghanistan” and stressed that the security forces “are fighting for peace” while militants join the fundamentalist movement founded by Mullah Mohamed Omar, according to Tolo TV continue the “war in the name of foreigners”.