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The Taliban told who was behind the reports of "collusion" with Russia

In the publications of "bribing" Russian Taliban is not a word of truth, it is part of a campaign launched by the opponents of the peace process in Afghanistan, said in an interview with RIA Novosti the official representative of the political office of radical movement "Taliban" Suhail Shaheen.

He said that "erroneous and unsubstantiated information has been transferred to Kabul the Department of homeland security some American and European journalists", to "sabotage the peace process".

Afghan authorities have freed more than four thousand Taliban prisoners

Second Vice-President of Afghanistan, Mohammad Sarwar Danish said the Afghan authorities released from prison already 4600 of 5 thousand Taliban prisoners, reported local TV channel 1 TV News.

Radical movement "the Taliban" in turn, intends to complete the process of release of prisoners and thereby to release 1002 Afghan prisoners until Thursday evening, freeing another 79 people, reported by TV channel a source close to the movement.

Representative: freed Afghan Taliban prisoners before Eid

The representative of polytopes the Taliban in Qatar, Suhail Shaheen said the Taliban will release remaining Afghan prisoners before Eid al-Adha, thus completing the release of thousands of prisoners.

"The Islamic Emirate... release the remaining prisoners of the Kabul administration to Eid al-Adha (Eid - ed), thus completing the release of thousands of prisoners," wrote Shaheen on Twitter.

The UN mission welcomed the truce in Afghanistan

The UN mission of assistance in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomed the ceasefire between the Afghan authorities and the radical movement "Taliban".

Earlier, the representative of polytopes the Taliban in Qatar, Suhail Shaheen said the Taliban are ready to release all remaining Afghan prisoners until the evening of Eid al-Fitr and after the celebration to start the intra-Afghan talks if the prisoner exchange is completed. The feast of the sacrifice Eid al-Adha this year comes from the Muslims on July 31. For his part, the President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani has ordered the army and security forces to observe a three-day truce and avoid any operations against the Taliban.

The Taliban announced a ceasefire for Eid al-Adha

. Radical movement "Taliban" declared a three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan during Eid al-Fitr (Eid al-Adha), said in a statement the movement.

"To our countrymen is very calm and having a happy holiday, all the fighters of the "Islamic Emirate" is specified during the three days and nights of Eid al-Adha on its part not to conduct any operations against the enemy," - said in a statement the Taliban.

The US special envoy Khalilzad visited Oslo

The US special envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad last weekend travelled to Oslo, where he met with the foreign Minister of Norway and informed about the progress in Afghan talks, said the U.S. Embassy in Norway.

"The special representative for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, visited Oslo from 25 to 27 July. At meetings with the Minister of foreign Affairs Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide and other senior officials, Ambassador Khalilzad thanked Norway for its continued contribution to the NATO mission in Afghanistan and for its important efforts to advance the Afghan peace process", - stated in the message.

"All cashing in on the Mac". Who is behind the drug trafficking from Afghanistan

In the United States hyping the campaign about Russia's collusion with the Taliban. Calls Donald trump to stop accusing Moscow does not act. Congress called for sanctions and rebukes the President for inaction. In response, the Russian foreign Ministry recalled that the Americans involved in the Afghan drug trafficking. Why this problem can not be solved for many years, understood to RIA Novosti.

"These countless kickbacks from the projects that were there, part of the same wonderful American intelligence that our accused of something in the drug trafficking. They have planes from Kandahar from Bagram fly without checking in anywhere — in Germany, Romania," resented the special representative of Russia on the Afghan settlement Zamir Kabulov, the TV channel "Russia 1". In the White house and the state Department has not commented on the statements of the Russian diplomat.

The US special envoy will visit Afghanistan

The US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad will visit Afghanistan to discuss the Afghan settlement to which the parties "closer than ever", reported Saturday the state Department.

Khalilzad also will visit important to the Afghan settlement of Qatar and Pakistan and, in addition, will stop in Oslo and Sofia.

Media reported the release of 50 Taliban from prisons in Afghanistan

Afghan authorities on Saturday released another 50 militants of the radical movement "Taliban", reports TV channel TOLO News, citing a source in the national security Council.

Earlier, the representative of polytopes the Taliban in Qatar, Suhail Shaheen said the Taliban are ready to release all remaining Afghan prisoners until the evening of Eid al-Adha (Eid al-Adha) at the end of the holiday to start the intra-Afghan talks if the prisoner exchange is completed. The feast of the sacrifice Eid al-Adha this year comes from the Muslims on July 31.

The Taliban will be ready for an intra-Afghan negotiations after the exchange of prisoners

Radical movement "the Taliban" is ready to release all remaining Afghan prisoners until the evening of Eid al-Adha (Eid al-Adha) at the end of the holiday to start the intra-Afghan talks if the prisoner exchange is completed, said the representative of polytopes movement in Qatar, Suhail Shaheen.

"Islamic Emirate (name of the Taliban - ed.) is ready to release all remaining prisoners until the evening of Eid al-Adha on the condition that they release all prisoners of our list, given to them. The Emirate is ready to start the intra-Afghan talks immediately after Eid al-Adha in the case that the process of release of prisoners is completed," wrote Shaheen on Twitter.

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