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Khalilzad welcomes release of Afghan soldiers by Taliban

Khalilzad welcomes release of Afghan soldiers by Taliban

Nov 22, 2019 - 11:52


KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): US Special Representative for Afghan Peace and Reconciliation Process Zalmay Khalilzad welcomed the release of 10 Afghan soldiers by the Talibaninfo-icon.

The US envoy tweeted: “Welcome the news that the Taliban released 10 Afghan soldiers today. This action followed the release of Taliban prisoners by the Afghan government, and the separate Taliban goodwill gesture of releasing two US professors.

“Hopeful these steps lead to a reduction in violence and rapid progress towards a political settlement involving the Afghan government, the Taliban, and other Afghan leaders. The Afghan people yearn for peace and security, and we stand with them.”



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