OIC Calls for Immediate End to Violence in Afghanistan

The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned the series of IED blasts, targeted killings and a surge of violence in Afghanistan in the past few days causing a number of casualties, including civilians.

OIC Secretary General Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen expressed his condolences to the families of the victims and the government and people of Afghanistan, wishing the wounded speedy recovery, the organization said in a statement.

The Secretary General called for an urgent end to violence, urged all parties to concentrate on peace efforts and to contribute towards achieving success at the inter-Afghan peace talks.

“Dialogue, rather than resorting to violence, is the only way forward towards reaching comprehensive reconciliation and lasting peace in Afghanistan within the framework of an Afghan-led and owned peace process”, Dr. Al-Othaimeen added.

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