WORLD Taliban announce 'general amnesty' for govt officials: statement

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Taliban announce 'general amnesty' for govt officials: statement

AFP

13:52, August 17, 2021

The Taliban Tuesday declared a general amnesty for all government officials and urged them to return to work, two days after taking power following a lightning sweep through the country.

Taliban fighters take control of Afghan presidential palace after the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled the country, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 15, 2021. (Photo: AP)

"A general amnesty has been declared for all... so you should start your routine life with full confidence," said a statement from the Taliban.

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