US National Security Advisor Jack Sullivan has condemned the attack on the United Nations Office in Afghanistan.
A security personnel stationed in Afghanistan
America has condemned the attack on the United Nations Office located in Afghanistan. At the same time, the US called for an immediate reduction in violence in Afghanistan and said that the emphasis should be on dialogue, so that the people of the war-torn country can live in peace. A UN office in western Afghanistan came under fire on Friday, killing one of its guards. Fierce fighting is going on in this area between Taliban and Afghan forces.
US National Security Adviser Jack Sullivan issued a statement saying, “We reiterate our call for an immediate reduction in violence in Afghanistan.” At the same time, encourage all regional parties to return to the path of dialogue without delay. So that through this the people of Afghanistan can get a permanent and just political settlement, which will bring peace and security. The US has also condemned the attack on the United Nations compound in Herat, Afghanistan, in which an Afghan guard lost his life.
Attack on civilian personnel prohibited under international law
The US National Security Advisor said, the US strongly condemns the attack on the UN compound in Herat, Afghanistan, in which an Afghan guard was killed. He further said that the United Nations in Afghanistan is a civilian body focused on supporting peace efforts, promoting the rights of all Afghans, and providing humanitarian and development assistance. He said attacks on UN civilian personnel and facilities are prohibited under international law. Afghan government forces have liberated Herat’s Karokh district from the clutches of the Taliban.
Taliban captured 190 out of 419 districts
Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman Fawad Aman said at least 152 Taliban militants were also killed during the fighting, while 52 were wounded. In recent months, more than 190 of Afghanistan’s 419 districts have come under Taliban control. In the past few weeks, Afghanistan has seen an increase in violence, as the Taliban intensified their attacks against civilians and Afghan security forces. According to data from the State Ministry for Peace Affairs, 5,777 civilians, including women and children, were also killed during this period, Tolo News reported.
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