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India and France have expressed concern about humanitarian conditions and human rights abuses in Afghanistan

Paris, May 5: India and France expressed serious concern over Afghanistan’s humanitarian situation and human rights abuses on Wednesday, calling for a comprehensive and representative government of the country. After a meeting between the two countries during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, they made a joint press release, “repeating strong support for peaceful, safe and stable Afghanistan.”

“India and France have expressed serious concern about humanitarian conditions and human rights abuses, repeated strong support for peaceful, safe and stable Afghanistan, respecting its sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity and non-interference with domestic affairs. Was emphasized. ” I read the joint statement. “They called for a comprehensive and representative government and respect for the rights of women, children and minorities,” the statement added. French Presidential Election 2022 Results: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates Emmanuel Macron on being reelected as President of France..

Reaffirming UNSC Resolution 2593 adopted in 2021, the two countries also emphasized that there should be “zero tolerance for the use of Afghan territory to spread terrorism in other parts of the world”. I also agreed to cooperate in this regard. , Including the United Nations Security Council. UN resolution 2593, adopted by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on August 31, 2021, shortly after the Taliban hijacked Kabul, threatened or attacked other nations and protected and trained terrorists on Afghan territory. Requests not to be used to do.

In particular, the human rights situation in Afghanistan has deteriorated since the collapse of the Afghanistan government and the return of the Taliban in August last year. Although domestic fighting has ended, serious human rights abuses, especially against women and minorities, continue unabated. Afghanistan is also tackling a serious humanitarian crisis, according to international acclaim.

Afghanistan is currently facing the world’s most urgent food insecurity, with more than 23 million people in need of assistance and about 95 percent of its population suffering from inadequate food consumption. Prime Minister Narendra Modi supports the idea of ​​”Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”, stating that “India does not dream of its rise at the expense of others.”..

The joint statement took place on the final day of Prime Minister Modi’s three-day visit to Europe, in the process of which he visited Germany and Denmark, followed by a brief stop in Paris. “In short, it was a short but substantive visit,” said Foreign Minister Quatla, adding that “for us, the road to accelerated development of relations is in front of us.”

He also said that Prime Minister Modi had invited President Macron to visit India as soon as possible. Prime Minister Modi flew to India after his engagement in Paris ended on Wednesday (local time).

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