Kabul assembly to decide fate of last Taliban inmates

article author: 
Author: 
Zaynab Khojji
ID: 
1596828586822933500
Fri, 2020-08-07 22:48

KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani on Friday inaugurated a traditional grand assembly, the Loya Jirga, to help decide whether the last 400 Taliban prisoners held by Kabul should be freed as part of a historic peace deal between the US and the militants. 
The 400 inmates still in government custody have been at the center of a dispute that is delaying peace in the war-torn country.
A prisoner swap between the Taliban and Kabul was a major part of the February agreement signed by the US and the militants in Qatar.

Main category: 


Special

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.