Afghan government will host Taliban delegates in Bagram

The Afghan government says that release of Taliban prisoners will not commence by tomorrow. “There is no prisoner release happening tomorrow. Taliban agreed in the video conference yesterday to send a team to Kabul to hold further technical discussion with the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan,” Javid Faisal, spokesperson for Office of the National Security Council, wrote in a tweet.

The statement comes while earlier a Taliban spokesperson had said that Taliban prisoners would be released soon as per modus operandi agreed between the Afghan government and the group.

A statement issued by Afghanistan Office of National Security Council said that the Afghan government would host a Taliban delegation in Bagram district of Parwan province.