UK Underlines Support for Afghanistan in Response to COVID-19, Urges Progress Towards a Peace Process

UK Chargé d’Affaires to the UN, Jonathan Allen, underlines UK support for Afghanistan in response to COVID-19 and urges progress towards a peace process.

UK Chargé d’Affaires Jonathan Allen spoke at a Meeting of Members of the UN Security Council to discuss the current situation in Afghanistan, including the coronavirus pandemic and the need for both Afghan political unity and Taliban engagement with peace talks.

“The UK is deeply concerned about the potential impact of the global pandemic on Afghanistan and we are looking at options for scaling up our humanitarian support,” Allen added.

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