April 17 The Afghan Ministry of Defense said in a statement on the 17th that government forces killed a total of 51 Taliban militants in the 16th operation.
Afghan Defense Ministry statement said that government forces 16 in Ghazni province and Nimruz province and other places to combat Taliban militants, in addition to killing Taliban militants, but also destroyed a number of weapons and ammunition, destroyed a Taliban in Nimruz Province set up a “prison”, the rescue of 20 detained government troops and police.
The Taliban have yet to respond to the Afghan Defense Ministry’s statement.
Afghan President Ghani has called for a ceasefire between Taliban forces during Ramadan on the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Afghanistan, but the Taliban have refused, local media reported.
Peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban in Qatar in September 2020 have been slow because of deep differences. Taliban militants frequently attack Afghan troops, police, officials and government agencies, and the government has not relaxed its fight against the Taliban.