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UN Security Council holds emergency meeting on situation in Afghanistan

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It was reported that UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres would brief council members on the latest situation following the Taliban takeover of the capital, Kabul
16:30, 16 August 2021

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UN Security Council is holding its emergency meeting on the situation in Afghanistan on August 16. The decision was made after Taliban appeared to take control of Afghanistan.

It was reported that UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres would brief council members on the latest situation following the Taliban takeover of the capital, Kabul.

The session will start at 5 p.m. Kyiv time. The meeting broadcast can be viewed here:

Related: Over 60 countries urge Taliban to guarantee unhindered evacuation of citizens from Afghanistan

As we reported earlier, Taliban fighters took control of the entire territory of Afghanistan on Sunday, August 15th. 

President left, Kabul airport came under fire, Taliban took control of the presidential palace.

The United Nations Security Council scheduled an emergency meeting for Monday morning after the Taliban appeared to take control of Afghanistan. The decision was made at the request of Estonia and Norway.

Related: World air companies change routes to avoid Afghan air space

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