The Afghan Foreign Ministry statement said Atmar spoke to S Jaishankar on the increasing violence and widespread human rights violations by the Taliban and foreign terrorist groups.
Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Hanif and Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar
Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Hanif Atmar has spoken to his Indian counterpart on the possibility of convening an emergency session of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to discuss ways to prevent violence and human rights violations by the Taliban in his country. S Jaishankar on Tuesday. The Afghan Foreign Ministry said Atmar spoke about the rapidly deteriorating situation in the war-torn country by attacks by the Taliban and foreign terrorist groups.
External Affairs Minister Atmar tweeted, “Discussed with Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar about convening an emergency session of the UN Security Council on the situation in Afghanistan. The United Nations and the international community must play an important role in preventing the tragedy of Taliban violence and atrocities. I appreciate India’s role as the Chair of the Security Council.”
A statement issued by the Afghan Foreign Ministry said Atmar called the Taliban’s attacks “in collusion with foreign fighters and terrorist groups” a violation of international law and their potential consequences on the stability and security of the region. talked about.
Special meeting of Security Council should be organized- Atmar
Atmar spoke to Jaishankar about the increasing violence and widespread human rights violations by the Taliban and foreign terrorist groups, the statement said. He proposed that a special meeting of the Security Council be held with a focus on an immediate end to the violence in Afghanistan.
Called Indian FM HE @DrSJaishankar to discuss convening an emergency UN Security Council Session on AFG. UN & int’l community must play a greater role to stop the unfolding tragedy in🇦🇫 due to Taliban violence & atrocities. Appreciate the lead role of🇮🇳 as current UNSC President. pic.twitter.com/SLaRlUKHxC
– Mohammed Haneef Atmar محمد حنیف اتمر (@MHaneefAtmar) August 3, 2021
India is the President of the Security Council for the month of August. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will also chair a high-level briefing on 19 August on issues against terrorism. In an indirect reference to Taliban violence in Afghanistan, Jaishankar said on Tuesday that legitimacy cannot be gained in the 21st century through large-scale violence, intimidation or a hidden agenda.
All sides will have to pay attention to the situation in Afghanistan: Jaishankar
Addressing an online event, he said, “Today in Afghanistan we are witnessing a transition period and this war has again created challenges for its people. If it is left like this, it will have serious ramifications not only in Afghanistan but also outside it. Jaishankar said that all sides should focus on dealing with these challenges.
Since the beginning of the withdrawal of American troops, the Taliban have been continuously attacking areas in Afghanistan. The Taliban has gradually started moving towards the provincial capitals. On the other hand, 95 percent of US and NATO troops have gone back and the remaining soldiers are expected to return from Afghanistan by August 31.
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