ISLAMABAD, Pakistan

The Afghan Taliban warned Sunday that it will resume full-scale attacks if a peace agreement signed with the U.S. in February is not followed in letter and spirit.

In a statement, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid accused the Afghan government of delaying the release of 5,000 Taliban prisoners which was promised under the agreement.

“The Islamic Emirate has so far remained committed to the agreement and its contents. U.S. officials have also acknowledged that the Islamic Emirate’s mujahideen have acted on compromises,” Mujahid said in a statement, referring to the Taliban’s shadow government.

Until intra-Afghan talks lead to a

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