Taliban Declares February 15 As Public Holiday To Mark Withdrawal of Soviet Troops

Tuesday, 02/14/2023

The Taliban announced that on the anniversary of withdrawal of soviet troops from Afghanistan, Wednesday will be declared as a public holiday.

The previous government of Afghanistan also celebrated February 15 every year as the anniversary of the "victory of Jihad".

Thirty-four years ago on this day, Soviet troops left Afghanistan, but the war in the country did not end.

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