Indian on Afghanistan Situations: India on Friday expressed concern over the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan at the United Nations, terming it as a major threat to the entire region. India’s Ambassador to the UN TS Tirumurti said that as far as India is concerned, we will stand with Afghanistan to ensure that peace and stability is restored through a legitimate and transparent democratic process, which will ensure the long-term stability of Afghanistan and the region. Stability is essential.
TS Tirumurti of the UN Security Council briefing on Afghanistan, chaired by India, said that we want a peaceful, democratic and prosperous future, free from terror, an Afghan society where the rights and interests of all sections are promoted and protected. We will continue to extend all possible assistance to Afghanistan in realizing their aspirations.
TS Tirumurti said that in order to bring peace in Afghanistan, the safe haven of terrorism created in the region should be ended immediately and the chain of sending terrorists should be broken. At the same time, there is also a need to ensure that Afghanistan’s neighbors and region are not threatened by terrorism, separatism and extremism.
As neighbor of Afghanistan, the current situation prevailing in the country is of great concern to us. The violence shows no signs of abating. UN report makes it clear that civilian casualties &targeted killings have reached record levels: Ambassador of India to UN, TS Tirumurti pic.twitter.com/wTIzHc4swQ
— ANI (@ANI) August 6, 2021
TS Tirumurti further said that as neighbors of Afghanistan, we are very concerned about the situation there, Taliban is targeting everyone. Minorities, girls, women in important positions, Afghan security forces and journalists to all. An Indian journalist was also killed during the coverage there.
The Indian Ambassador to the UN said that there is a need for zero tolerance against all forms of terrorism. It is equally important to ensure that Afghanistan is not used by terrorist groups to threaten or attack any other country. He said that whoever is providing financial and other things to the terrorists, they should be held accountable. We, as an international community, must ensure that our commitment to them, including to various institutions in Afghanistan, is maintained.
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