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19.06.2018 - 21:27 [ Jason Ditz / Antiwar.com ]

Brief Afghan Ceasefire Ends With a Return to War

A three-day ceasefire for Eid al-Fitr saw Afghanistan enjoying a level of peace unseen in years. Taliban fighters and government forces celebrated together, shared meals, and got along. The ceasefire ended Sunday night, and everyone got orders to return to fighting.