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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani vowed Sunday to speed up the release of Taliban prisoners after welcoming a surprise offer by the insurgents of a three-day ceasefire during the Eid holiday.
He also urged the militants to press on with the release of the Afghan security personnel they hold.
The prisoner swap is seen as a confidence-building move ahead of long-awaited peace talks between the government and Taliban.
Kabul has so far released about Read More – Source