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Senior Taliban leader arrives in Kabul after decades in US detention
September 19, 2022

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A senior Afghan Taliban leader Haji Bashir Noorzai has been released after two decades of imprisonment by the United States and arrived in Kabul.

Addressing a news conference in Kabul, Afghan Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi said that Haji Bashir Noorzai was released in exchange for American citizen Mark Frerichs.