US, Europe 'deeply concerned' about Taliban offensive

Saturday, 24. July 2021 02:45

The special representatives and envoys from the United States and Europe expressed in a joint communique concerns regarding the escalation of violence in Afghanistan and the Taliban military offensive.

"We call on all parties to reduce violence and protect civilians, respecting their obligations under international humanitarian law. We call on the Taliban to end their military offensive, and on both the Islamic Republic and the Taliban to engage meaningfully in the peace process," the diplomats said.

Further, the officials stated that the conflict cannot be solved militarily and vowed to continue their support for Afghan institutions.

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