Afghan President Ashraf Ghani makes important statement over 5,000 Taliban prisoners release

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani makes important statement over 5,000 Taliban prisoners release

KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani makes important statement over 5,000 Taliban prisoners release.

Hinting at the release of Taliban inmates, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday said keeping 5,000 Taliban further behind bars useless.

Talking to the journalist, Ashraf Ghani underscored the need for a comprehensive and transparent system for the release of Taliban inmates.

He said that the Taliban will have to give the guarantee that they will not again attack on the security forces.

Earlier on February 29, Following the successful dialogues, the United States and the Afghan Taliban had signed the historic peace deal, marking an end to the 18-year-war in Afghanistan.

US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar had signed the agreement during a ceremony in Dohar, Qatar.

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