The Taliban have provided the Afghan government with an alternative list of 592 prisoners for release after the Ashraf Ghani executive dismissed the initial names, which, according to the report, prevented progress in opening talks between the two parties. Thursday the Tolo News chain.
The Afghan government found that one of the reasons that delayed the start of the talks was the fact that these prisoners had not been released, although it argued that this was due to the fact that they were committed to serious “moral” crimes guilty.
To date, the Afghan government has released 4,019 Taliban prisoners, while the insurgent group followed with 737 others to pave the way for the start of the peace talks.
This Wednesday, members of the government negotiating team assured the government that they are ready to start talks with the Taliban once the date and location have been determined.