“20 Taliban were killed as a result of the Afghan National Army in Arghandab district of #Kandahar province yesterday. Additionally, some amount of their weapons and ammunition were destroyed as a result,” the Afghanistan Defense Ministry tweeted.
22 Taliban together with 3 of their senior commanders had been killed and 12 others had been wounded in Ghormach district of Fa… https://t.co/HFp4fvotVR
— Ministry of Defense, Afghanistan (@MoDAfghanistan) 1614753456000
Besides this, Afghan commando forces on Tuesday freed 27 navy members and 7 civilians from Taliban prisons in Herat province.
“Commando forces freed 27 military members and seven civilians from Taliban prison in Adreskan district of Herat Prov. in an operation last night. These prisoners were extensively #tortured by the TB. 6 TB were killed and some amount of their weapons & ammunition were seized as a result,” the ministry mentioned in a subsequent tweet.
Commando forces #freed 27 navy members & 7 civilians fromTaliban jail in Adreskan district of Herat Prov. in… https://t.co/BB2t30wDzj
— Ministry of Defense, Afghanistan (@MoDAfghanistan) 1614743699000
The peace negotiations between the Afghan authorities and the Taliban are a “waste of time” so long as the unconventional motion fails to implement its dedication to cut back violence and implement a ceasefire, Haji Nazir Ahmadzai, a senior adviser to the Afghan president on the Reconciliation of Political Parties and Tribes, informed Sputnik in an interview on Tuesday.
“Until the ceasefire is reached, the talks don’t work, it’s just a waste of time,” Ahmadzai mentioned.
Commenting on why the second spherical of talks was delayed, the presidential aide mentioned that Kabul‘s delegation has been in Doha, Qatar‘s capital which hosts the negotiation, “for a long time,” able to proceed the talks.