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Afghan gov’t delays Taliban prisoner release endangering the deal

Earlier this week, President Ashraf Ghani had announced that 1,500 Taliban prisoners would be freed [Anadolu] The Afghan government has postponed its plan to release Taliban prisoners, a senior official said, a decision that could sabotage a peace deal signed last month between the armed group and the United States. Javid Faisal, a spokesman for the National…

Afghan gov’t delays Taliban prisoner release endangering the deal

Earlier this week, President Ashraf Ghani had announced that 1,500 Taliban prisoners would be freed [Anadolu]
The Afghan government has postponed its plan to release Taliban prisoners, a senior official said, a decision that could sabotage a peace deal signed last month between the armed group and the United States.
Javid Faisal, a spokesman for the National Security Council, said on Saturday the releases were being delayed because more time was needed to review the list of Taliban prisoners.
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