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Wolesi Jirga stresses continuation of ceasefire

Wolesi Jirga stresses continuation of ceasefire

May 25, 2020 - 12:07


KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirgainfo-icon members have welcomed the government and the Talibaninfo-icon ceasefire announcement during Eid-ul-Fitr and stressed over the continuation of ceasefire until the launch of intra-Afghan talks.

The Taliban and Afghan government are observing ceasefire during Eid which received warm welcome from international community as well.

The president also announced the release of 2,000 more Taliban prisoners in the Taliban ceasefire announcement.

Wolesi Jirga Member Ghulam Farooq Majroah told Pajhwok Afghan News that ceasefire announcement was a welcome move and stressed its continuation.

He said the continuation of ceasefire would strengthen peace process, adding that both sides should positively respond public demand for peace.

Khalil Mujahid, another Wolesi Jirga member, said people could not go out of their houses due to coronavirus pandemic but the ceasefire announcement made happy and cherished.

He said ceasefire could step up the peace process so that the people of Afghanistaninfo-icon are able to achieved peace.

Some other lawmakers held similar views and welcomed the ceasefire announcement.




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