UNSC calls for talks to form new govt in Afghanistan
UNITED STATES: In a statement, unanimously issued by a 15-member council after its emergency meeting on Afghanistan, the United Nations Security Council has called for talks to form a new government in Afghanistan.
It underlined the need of ending the fighting and abuse in Afghanistan.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said that the world must not abandon the Afghans as it was the time we should stand as one.
He stressed to use all means to suppress a global terrorist threat from Afghanistan and guarantee respect for human rights.
Antonio Guterres asked the Taliban to respect international humanitarian law and the fundamental rights of the Afghans.
Meanwhile, Saudi Arabian Chief of General Staff, General Fayyadh Bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili, has expressed full support for Pakistan’s efforts for peace in the region.
He expressed the support while meeting Chief of the Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ in Rawalpindi along with a high level military delegation.
According to the ISPR, geo-strategic environment, security situation in Afghanistan and matters of mutual interest were discussed in the meeting.
The two sides also exchanged views on bilateral defence cooperation and Training Exchange Programme during the meeting.
The Saudi Arabian delegation acknowledged Pakistan Army’s achievements in war against terrorism and contributions for regional peace and stability.
The Saudi Chief of General Staff thanked Pakistan Army for its sustained assistance in training of Saudi Armed Forces and expressed his desire to enhance bilateral defence collaboration.