Afghanistan denies Pakistani prisoners to be released

Eimal Faizi, Afghan presidential spokesperson says releasing Pakistani prisoners is not on the agenda.

Afghanistan denies Pakistani prisoners to be released

World Bulletin/News Desk

Afghanistan refuted reports suggesting Pakistani prisoners will be released

Maulana Gul Naseeb , central deputy chief of the Jamiat Ulema Islam Fazal (JUI-F) in Pakistan, said that the prisoners would be released following his visit to Afghanistan on October 19.

Eimal Faizi, Afghan presidential spokesperson, said Naseeb asked Afghanistan to release several prisoners from his party during his visit.

Faizi said Afghan President Hamid Karzai would deal with the issue.

About  2,500 Pakistanis are imprisoned in Afghanistan.

Last Mod: 21 Ekim 2013, 17:57
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