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Ghani frees 35 Taliban inmates from NDS prison as a peace gesture

12 Aug 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency

President

Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has set free 35 Taliban inmates from the prison of the

National Directorate of Security on the occasion of Eid.

The

National Directorate of Security said in a statement that the directorate

released 35 inmates based on a presidential decree which was issued on the occasion

of Eid Al-Adha.

The

statement further added that the prisoners were released as a gesture of

goodwill to help advance the reconciliation.

Furthermore,

the statement stated that the government has always kept the door for

negotiations open in a bid to maintain peace and ensure a lasting ceasefire.

The

National Directorate of Security also added that the release of the prisoners

as a clear example of the government’s will regarding peace and end of the

conflict.

Meanwhile,

the National Directorate of Security said it urges the released inmates not to

be deceived by enemies and refrain from cooperation with the enemies of peace

and stability of the country.

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