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Government, Taliban set to exchange prisoners

Government, Taliban set to exchange prisoners

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Apr 02, 2020 - 08:51

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A hundred Talibaninfo-icon prisoners are set to be swapped for 20 government security personnel today (Thursday) as part of an understanding between the two sides,

A well-paced source confided to Pajhwok Afghan News a three-member Taliban delegation discussed the issue with government representatives on Wednesday.

The start of prisoner releases would help jump-start the intra-Afghan peace negotiations, hoped a official after meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday between government and Taliban representatives.

A day earlier, the National Security Council tweeted the two-day prisoner swap talks were observed by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

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