Afghan president announces conditional ceasefire with Taliban

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Taliban sources say leaders have provisionally agreed to a four-day truce for Eid al-Adha

Afghanistan’s president, Ashraf Ghani, has announced a ceasefire with Taliban insurgents from Monday to mark the Eid al-Adha holiday, despite heavy fighting in recent days in the central city of Ghazni.

Taliban sources said their leaders had provisionally agreed to a four-day truce, although their supreme leader, Sheikh Haibatullah Akhundzada, still had to give his final approval.

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