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Afghan Taliban orders halt to attacks ahead of deal with US.

29 February, 2020 11:57

Afghan Taliban orders halt to attacks ahead of deal with United States (US).

In Afghanistan, Taliban orders halt to attacks ahead of U.S. agreement in Doha today.

While talking to the media in Kabul, Taliban’s spokesman, Zabiullah Mujahid disclosed this.

He said that the Taliban ordered all its fighters to refrain from any kind of attack ahead of signing of an agreement with the US diplomats.

He also expressed hope that the US remain committed to its promises during the negotiation and peace deal.

Pakistan welcomed US Taliban deal

Earlier, Pakistan already welcomed the agreement between Taliban and other parties.

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said welcomed it in advance in a series of tweets on Friday.

Awan said Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will represent Pakistan on this occasion.

The Special Assistant said historic progress towards Afghan peace process is victory of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s stance and reflection of exemplary role of Pakistan Army.

Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said Imran Khan always remained the supporter of dialogue.

She said Islamabad will continue to play its positive role for promotion of sustainable peace and stability in the region.

Foreign Minister also claimed credit for the deal.

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