Temporary Ceasefire Began in Afghanistan
ISWNews Analysis Group: The seven-day ceasefire in Afghanistan has started tonight.
Ashraf Ghani has ordered Afghan security forces to stop their attacks on the Taliban positions from 12pm tonight and have only defensive positions against attacks from the other side.
He has excluded operations against ISIS, al-Qaeda and other groups from the order.
The Taliban, meanwhile, has ordered all its forces to be on alert and banned them from attacking government and foreign positions for up to seven days.