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.
However, the Taliban say that in the case of attacks by Afghan security forces, the militants can carry out the response.
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.
At the end of February at a ceremony in Qatar, the US and the Taliban signed their first for more than 18 years of war a peace agreement, which provides for the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan in 14 months and the beginning of an intra-Afghan dialogue in March after a transaction for the exchange of prisoners.