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Macron calls for UN to help in creating 'safe zone' in Kabul

Source : 112 Ukraine

The five permanent members of the UN Security Council - France, Britain, the US, Russia and China - will meet on Monday to discuss the Afghanistan situation
14:12, 29 August 2021

French President Emmanuel Macron
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August 30, France and Britain will urge the United Nations to work for the creation of a "safe zone" in the Afghan capital Kabul to protect humanitarian operations. This was stated by French President Emmanuel Macron, as DW reports. 

"This is very important. This will provide a framework for the United Nations to act in an emergency. Above all such a safe zone will allow the international community "to maintain pressure on the Taliban," who are now in power in Afghanistan," the French leader said.

The five permanent members of the UN Security Council - France, Britain, the US, Russia and China - will meet on Monday to discuss the Afghanistan situation.

Related: Over 600 people, including foreigners, evacuated from Afghanistan by Ukrainian planes

Paris and London will take the opportunity to present a draft resolution which "aims to define, under UN control, a 'safe zone'  in Kabul, that will allow humanitarian operations to continue."

His comments come as international efforts to airlift foreign nationals and vulnerable Afghanis out of the country come to an end.

As we reported earlier, two explosions occurred near the Airport of Kabul. One of the explosions occurred among the crowd of Afghan people, who tried to get into the territory of the airport. The suicide attacker committed the terrorist action.

According to U.S. Joe Biden, the terrorist act in Kabul was organized by ISIS. The U.S. prepares the response to the terrorists.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky expressed condolences to the families of all decease as the result of the terrorist acts in Kabul. The leaders of some states and governments condemned the terrorist actions in Kabul.

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