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Loya Jirga Final Decision: 400 Taliban prisoners should release from prison

09 Aug 2020 Pasbanan

Afghanistan witnessed the convening of the 4th Loya Jirga Consultative Jirga on August 8, with 3,200 members, including women, from 34 provinces. The three-day jirga was convened to free 400 Taliban prisoners from government custody and ended amicably. On the third day, the Jirga passed a 25-article resolution concluding that, on the advice of members of the Loya Jirga, 400 Taliban prisoners should be released from government custody and a permanent ceasefire should be established in the country. President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani recalled at the Jirga that the Taliban had said that after the release of 400 prisoners from the Afghan government, they would attend talks between Afghans within the next three days and begin negotiations. Former President Hamid Karzai also supported the jirga, once again calling the Taliban a brother and calling for peace. Meanwhile, at the end of the jirga, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the High Council for Reconciliation, announced that the council would be completed in the near future. Abdullah Abdullah’s inauguration to take place in the near future The post Loya Jirga Final Decision: 400 Taliban prisoners should release from prison appeared first on Pasbanan.

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