Operations against Daesh in Afghanistan to intensify, U.S. general says

The United States intends to step up military operations against Daesh terror group in eastern Afghanistan during a temporary ceasefire between the Afghan government and the Taliban, the top U.S. general in Afghanistan said on Friday.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday announced the first unconditional ceasefire with the Taliban, coinciding with the end of the Muslim fasting month. But that excludes other militant groups such as Daesh.

Operations against Daesh will continue, in fact will be even intensified during this period of ceasefire, U.S. Army General John Nicholson, commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan,

Source: Jordan News Agency