Afghanistan: UNAMA Calls for Reduced Violence Leading to Ceasefire


The UN mission echoed Sec. Gen. Guterres’ call for a “global ceasefire” in face of COVID-19 pandemic.

Citing “record” civilian casualties – over 100 since late February’s peace deal—UNAMA on Wednesday issued a statement urging all parties to further reduce levels of violence, protect civilians, and work towards a ceasefire.

UNAMA echoes Monday’s call by the Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, for a global ceasefire, so that the necessary focus and resources can be provided to combating the COVID-19 pandemic, a serious threat to all Afghans, the UNAMA statement said.

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Source: TOLO News