Afghan peace council to hold news conference amid Eid ceasefire

Taliban gather to celebrate ceasefire in Ghanikhel district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan June 16, 2018.REUTERS/Parwiz

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s High Peace Council will hold a news conference on Sunday amid an unprecedented Taliban ceasefire and a day after President Ashraf Ghani said he would extend a government ceasefire but set no timeframe. Dozens of Taliban militants entered the Afghan capital and other cities on Saturday to celebrate the end of […]

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