Afghanistan urges India to carry particular UNSC session amid Taliban assaults | India Information

New Delhi: Afghan Overseas minister Haneef Atmar on Tuesday (August 3, 2021) referred to as on India’s Exterior Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar and urged him to carry a particular session of the United Nations Safety Council (UNSC) as violence by the Taliban escalates in his nation. The request comes days after India assumed the Presidency of the United Nations Safety Council for the month of August and determined upon the working of the highest United Nations physique.

An Afghan authorities readout stated that Atmar referred to as Jaishankar to debate convening an emergency UN Safety Council Session on Afghanistan and that the UN and the worldwide group should play a larger function to cease the unfolding tragedy in Afghanistan as a result of Taliban violence and atrocities. 

Atmar additionally appreciated the lead function of India as the present UNSC President.

The Afghan overseas minister additionally briefed the overseas envoys together with Indian envoy Rudrendra Tandon on the state of affairs in his nation and how the Taliban is being supported by worldwide terror teams together with Pakistan-based anti-India Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).

The event comes even because the Taliban has elevated offensive in lots of elements of the nation together with Herat, Kandahar, and Helmand. 

On Monday, UNSC President and Indian envoy to the UN, TS Tirumurti had stated that the state of affairs in Afghanistan is of deep concern to all members of the safety council. 

“We’ve got seen in latest days, violence is just growing..and targetted killing has elevated,” he had added.

Tirumurti made the feedback on the customary presser by UNSC President on the primary working day of the council. He additionally highlighted that India has supported each alternative that may convey peace, safety, and stability to Afghanistan

“We must always handle the query of violence and the targetted assaults,” Tirumurti had stated/.

Updated: August 4, 2021 — 12:11 PM

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