Ashraf Ghani welcomes Taliban ceasefire offer
May 24, 2020 01:01 Asia/Tehran [Updated: May 24, 2020 05:50 Asia/Tehran]
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani welcomed the Taliban's offer of a three-day ceasefire during the Eid al-Fitr holiday starting Sunday and ordered his forces to also comply.
"As commander-in-chief I have instructed the Afghan National Defence Security Force. to comply with the three-day truce and to defend only if attacked," he said.