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Taliban announces three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan for Eid-ul-Adha
July 29, 2020

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In Afghanistan, Taliban have announced three-day ceasefire on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha starting from Friday.

A spokesman of Taliban, Zabihullah Mujahid in a tweet said that Taliban have been directed not to carry out any operation during this period.

However, he made it clear that if Taliban fighters come under attack from government forces, they will retaliate.

Meanwhile, the Afghan President’s spokesman, Sediq Sediqqi, has welcomed the ceasefire announcement.