New Delhi: Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Hanif Atmar has spoken to his Indian counterpart S.K. on the possibility of convening an emergency session of the UN Security Council to discuss ways to prevent incidents of violence and human rights violations by the Taliban in his country. Spoke to Jaishankar on Tuesday.
Negotiations to convene an emergency session of the United Nations Security Council
The Afghan foreign ministry said Atmar held talks about the rapidly deteriorating situation in the war-torn country by attacks by the Taliban and foreign terrorist groups and called for a meeting of the UN Security Council. Atmar tweeted, “Discussed with Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. Jaishankar about convening an emergency session of the UN Security Council on the situation in Afghanistan.”
Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammed Haneef Atmar called External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to 'discuss convening an emergency UNSC Session on Afghanistan'— ANI (@ANI) August 3, 2021
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“The United Nations and the international community must play an important role in preventing the tragedy of the Taliban’s violence and atrocities,” he said. I appreciate India’s role as the President of the Security Council. It is worth mentioning that India is the President of the Security Council for the month of August.
Taliban attacks in violation of international law: Atmar
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 impact on the stability and security of the region. Talk about results. Atmar spoke to Jaishankar on the increasing violence and widespread human rights violations by the Taliban and foreign terrorist groups, the statement said.
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He proposed that a special meeting of the Security Council be held with a focus on an immediate end to the violence in Afghanistan. The Afghan Foreign Ministry said Jaishankar expressed India’s concern over the increasing cases of violence and human rights violations in Afghanistan and called for steps to ensure peace in the country. Since the beginning of the withdrawal of American troops, the Taliban have been continuously attacking areas in Afghanistan.