Rus News Journal

Talibs change hostages for refusal of war

the Afghani movement the Taliban suggests to release employees of the international charitable organisations in exchange for the termination of military threats from the United States, informs Afghan Islamic Press.
Eight workers of organisation Shelter Now are threatened with the death penalty for Christianity preaching. All defendants - four Germans, two Americans and two Australians - deny the brought accusations.
today the spiritual leader of movement the Taliban Mullah Mohammad Omar has ordered to release the British journalist Ivonn Ridley kept in Afghanistan. It was accused by Talibs of illegal entrance to the country.
as reports Afghan Islamic Press referring to the ambassador of Talibs in Pakistan Abdul Salam Zaifa, the journalist should be released today or tomorrow.
All these steps, no less than the offer to begin proceeding against bin Laden in Afghanistan if the USA give convincing proofs of its participation in the organisation of acts of terrorism, testify to intention of Talibs not to admit war from the USA. However, it is not known, how the United States will concern such auction.