Afghan cease-fire called for as Ramadan comes to a close

May 10, 2021 11:30 PM
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Afghan cease-fire called for as Ramadan comes to a close
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The United States on Monday welcomed the Taliban’s declaration of a nationwide cease-fire in Afghanistan over this week’s Eid-al-Fitr festival, reiterating Washington’s call for the Islamist insurgency and Afghan leaders to negotiate an end to the “senseless violence.”