Turkmenistan President Orders Release of 126 Afghan Prisoners

Turkmenistan President Orders Release of 126 Afghan Prisoners

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16 May 2020

The Turkmenistan’s president has ordered the release of 126 Afghan nationals who are in their custody to celebrate the arrival of Eid-ul-Fitr, the Ministry of Afghan Affairs said.

“Given the fraternal and good neighborly relations and the arrival of Eid-ul-Fitr, the president of Turkmenistan has ordered the release of Afghan prisoners who have been held for various crimes in their county,” MoF said in a statement.

The ministry added that the detainees were to be handed over to Afghan border officials in the Aqina and Torghundi ports on Monday.

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