UN Adopts Resolution on Afghanistan, Calls for End to Violence


The United Nations General Assembly’s resolution on the situation in Afghanistan was adopted on Friday by a majority of 131 votes, supporting an inclusive Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process and calling on all Afghan actors to make sustained efforts to reduce and end violence in the country.

The UN members in this resolution reaffirmed their strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and national unity of Afghanistan.

It also says that the UN members respect Afghanistan’s multicultural, multi-ethnic and historical heritage and welcome the efforts by Afghanistan in the framework of the Transformation Decade (2015–2024) to consolidate its sovereignty through strengthening a fully functioning, sustainable State in the service of its people, with the goal of becoming fully self-reliant.

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Source: TOLO News