UN Secretary General Condemns Kabul Rocket Attacks

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres condemned the rocket attacks in Kabul today which resulted in the death of ten civilians and injury of 51 others.

UNAMA in a press release on Sunday said that Guterres expressed his deepest sympathies to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.

According to the press release, the Secretary-General underlined the urgency of ending the violence in Afghanistan.

“He hopes the Afghanistan Peace Negotiations can swiftly achieve a de-escalation of the conflict and cessation of attacks in order to save lives,” the press release reads.

“The upcoming Afghanistan 2020 Conference on 23 and 24 November, co-hosted by Afghanistan, Finland, and the United Nations, is an opportunity to renew commitments to the peaceful development and future prosperity of the country,” he added.

22 / November 2020
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