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Afghan Taliban announce three-day Eid ceasefire
By Emal HAIDARY
ATTENTION - ADDS Khalilzad and Stoltenberg reax ///
Kabul, May 23, 2020 (AFP) - The Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire during the Eid al-Fitr holiday starting Sunday in a surprise move following months of bloody fighting with Afghan forces after the group signed a landmark agreement with the United States.
President Ashraf Ghani swiftly welcomed the insurgents' offer and ordered his forces to al ...