The interim agreement between the Taliban and the Afghan government follows an outbreak of violence in recent weeks.
A three-day Ceasefire After weeks of fierce fighting across the country, the Taliban-Afghan government has agreed to start celebrating the Muslim holiday of al-Fitr.
The interim deal, which began on Thursday, was proposed by the Taliban and approved by President Ashraf Ghani.
Violence in Afghanistan has intensified since the United States missed a deadline in May last year, agreeing with the Taliban last year to withdraw all its troops.
This will be the fourth break in nearly 20 years of conflict and is expected to come at the end of the month of Ramadan as they celebrate resp for Afghan families.
Al Jazeera’s Filio Controfouri, published from Kabul, said Afghans were breathing a sigh of relief after suffering a long period of violence.
“Families of children visiting Kabul this morning are refreshed to see that they are able to cope with the conflict.”
The Taliban and Afghan governments began peace talks in September last year, but progress has stalled despite international efforts to shake up the talks.
This is seen as an exercise by the Taliban leadership to prove that the anti-war movement has been around for a long time in the past, which is to show that they have strong control over the formation of extremist movements in countless groups across the country.
The United States and NATO have promised to withdraw their troops by September 11, although the Taliban have avoided the involvement of US troops, intensifying attacks against Afghan government forces.
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Violence has spread to several provinces in recent weeks. Taliban fighters on Tuesday Swallowed Nekh District, located in the province of Wardabad, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.
Saturday, a Bomb Blast Series Dozens of people, mostly students, have died outside a school in Kabul.
Officials have denied involvement in the bombing and blamed the Taliban.
Meanwhile, on Facebook and Twitter in Afghanistan, the hashtag “Afghans One Permanent Sapphire” has been trashed in Afghanistan on the occasion of Afghans.
Taliban spokesman Jabihullah Mujahid told Reuters news agency that social media trends were an “emotional thing” and that the group “respected” those emotions.
“But the ceasefire is bigger than emotion, it has to do with the larger issue in our country,” he added, adding that there would be no permanent ceasefire until the Islamic government achieves the group’s goal.
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has said it will continue to support Afghanistan.
“I can assure you that we have no plans to go anywhere. We intend to set the course and work with all of you, “said Deborah Lions, head of UNAMA on the occasion.