UN Secretary-General Ant ónio Guterres today gotten in touch with the global neighborhood to unify to “remove the terrorist threat” in Afghanistan, following the go back to power of the Taliban in the nation.
“The international community must come together to ensure that Afghanistan will never again be used as a platform or a refuge for terrorist organizations,” Guterres stated at an emergency situation Security Council conference.
The UN leader likewise advised “the Security Council and the international community as a whole to stand up, work together and act together and use all the instruments at their disposal to remove the global terrorist threat in Afghanistan and to secure that fundamental human rights are respected.”
Ant ónio Guterres likewise advised “the Taliban and all parties to respect and protect international humanitarian law and the rights and freedoms of all people,” stating that he was “particularly concerned about reports of increasing violations of women’s human rights and of the Afghan girls.”
“We are receiving frightening information that reports serious violations of human rights across the country,” stated the secretary-general at UN head office in New York.
“The next few days will be decisive. The world has its eyes on us. We must not and cannot abandon the population of Afghanistan,” he stated, at a time when countless individuals are collected at the airport in Kabul, frantically attempting to leave the nation.
The arrival of the Taliban in Kabul on Sunday, August 15 precipitated Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s departure from the nation, after taking control of 28 of the 34 provincial capitals in 10 days, and without much resistance from the federal government security forces, as part of a big scale. The offending begun in May– when the withdrawal of United States and NATO soldiers from the nation started, which must be finished by the end of this month.
A spokesperson for the radical Islamic motion, which ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001, informed this medium British public tv Sunday that the Taliban mean to take power in Afghanistan “in the coming days” through a “peaceful transition” years after they were toppled by a US-led union for their rejection to turn over al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden after the September 11, 2001 attacks.
Today, in a video message, ‘mullah’ Baradar Akhund, head of the Taliban political cabinet in Qatar, made the very first public declaration after the nation’s conquest, revealing completion of the war in Afghanistan, with the success of his company after the Sunday’s escape from the President, Ashraf Ghani, and the capture of Kabul.
With Ghani’s departure, a group of politicians formed the Coordinating Council for the shift of power to the Taliban, made up of previous Afghan President Hamid Karzai, President of the High Council for Reconciliation, Abdullah Abdullah, and the leader of the Hizb- e-Islami celebration and previous warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar.
However, the Taliban have up until now not supplied details on how the shift procedure or takeover will work.