UN official meets Afghan minister Sirajuddin Haqqani, discusses humanitarian aid | World News

An official of the United Nations on Wednesday met Afghanistan’s new inside minister Sirajuddin Haqqani and held a dialogue on the continued scenario within the war-ravaged nation after the Taliban’s takeover. The official additionally spoke to Haqqani on humanitarian aid.

Taking to Twitter, a Taliban spokesperson mentioned on Thursday, “Sirajuddin Haqqani, Minister of Interior, IEA, met Head of United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) Deborah Lyons and her delegation yesterday. They discussed the ongoing situation of Afghanistan and humanitarian aids. The IEA Interior Minister stressed that UN personnel can conduct their work without any hurdle.”

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The UN mission in Afghanistan, alternatively, mentioned that in Wednesday’s meeting, Deborah Lyons confused an absolute necessity for all UN and humanitarian personnel to have the ability to perform with none threats or obstruction to ship aid and conduct work for the folks of Afghanistan.

Sirajuddin Haqqani, who is among the world’s most needed terrorists is founding father of the Haqqani community, which was designated as a terror group by the United States in 2012.

Sirajuddin carries a bounty of USD 5 million on his head. He is suspected of finishing up a collection of bombings in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul in 2008 and in addition plotting the assassination of former president Hamid Karzai.

Repeatedly, the Taliban have focused the United Nations in the course of the 20-year lengthy army mission led by the US in Afghanistan.

In 2009, militants of the Islamic Emirate killed 5 UN overseas workers members in an assault on a visitor home in Kabul, in line with information company Reuters. Two years later in 2011, seven UN workers members after protests erupted within the northern metropolis of Mazar-i-Sharif. And in July this year, the UNAMA mentioned that the primary compound in Herat was attacked by anti-government components, killing no less than one safety guard.

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As the Taliban gained management over Afghanistan in August, the UN has referred to the present scenario as a humanitarian emergency of inside displacement and has mentioned it’ll stay dedicated to delivering humanitarian help to hundreds of thousands of individuals in want.

Amid the rising humanitarian wants within the nation, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres held a high-level convention on Monday the place he urged the worldwide group to supply a lifeline to hundreds of thousands of weak Afghani residents. “Development gains must also be protected to link the humanitarian response with the medium and long-term stability of Afghanistan. The rights, safety, and wellbeing of women and girls are an essential part of this link,” Guterres mentioned.

(With ANI, Reuters inputs)

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