Saturday, June 30, 2018

Afghan Forces Resume Military Operations After Govt 18-Day Ceasefire Ends

Reuters: Afghan president orders troops to resume operations against Taliban

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani declared a formal end to his government’s ceasefire with the Taliban on Saturday but called on the insurgents to agree to full peace talks following a three-day truce during this month’s Eid holiday.

“It is now the Taliban’s decision, whether they want to keep killing or join the peace process,” Ghani told a news conference in Kabul where he repeated an appeal for comprehensive peace talks.

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WNU Editor: The U.S. did not delay launching their air srikes when they got the greenlight .... US strikes more than 20 Taliban targets after cease-fire ends (Stars and Stripes).

More News On Afghan Forces Resuming Military Operations After The Govtès 18-Day Ceasefire Ends

Afghan forces resume offensive operations after govt ceasefire ends -- AFP
Afghan president ends unilateral truce extension amid rising Taliban attacks -- Washington Post
Afghan government calls off ceasefire with Taliban -- CNN
Afghanistan: Ghani orders resumption of anti-Taliban operations -- Al Jazeera
Afghan forces to resume operations as historic ceasefire with Taliban ends -- RT

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