Amrullah Saleh urges the UN to address the crisis in Afghanistan in accordance with “UN principles”
Amrullah Saleh, the former vice president of Afghanistan, on Friday called on the United Nations to investigate the Afghan crisis in accordance with “UN principles”. He urged UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres not to ignore or reject UN resolutions on the Taliban and terrorism. Saleh went on to say that the Taliban had started diverting much of the humanitarian aid to their fighters.
Amrullah Saleh on January 14 tweeted in response to António Guterres’ address to the media, in which the UN chief explained how freezing temperatures and frozen assets are a deadly combination for Afghanistan . Saleh’s tweet read: “Excellence @antonioguterres Talbs have started diverting much of the humanitarian aid to their fighters. Please ensure direct access to Afg people. Second, the problem is not just the cold and weak economy. Please do not ignore or denigrate the UN resolutions on the Taliban and terrorism. PRINCIPLES!”
Excellency @antonioguterres The Talbs began diverting much of the human assistance to their fighters. Plz ensure direct access to Afg ppl. Second, the problem is not just the cold and weak economy. Please don’t ignore or minimize the UN resolutions on the Taliban and terrorism. PRINCIPLES ! https://t.co/8DVDUr5BW3
— Amrullah Saleh (@Amrullah Saleh2) January 14, 2022
On January 13, to avert economic and social collapse, the UN chief warned that millions of Afghans are on the verge of death, calling on the international community to back the $5 billion humanitarian appeals of the United Nations. UN, to release Afghanistan’s frozen assets and restart its banking system.
UN urges international community to ‘quickly inject cash’ into Afghan economy
“Freezing temperatures and frozen assets are a deadly combination for the Afghan people,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told reporters, adding that “rules and conditions that prevent money from being used to save lives and the economy must be suspended in this emergency.” situation.”
Freezing temperatures and frozen assets are a deadly combination for the Afghan people.
We need to do even more to quickly inject cash into the economy and avert the impending collapse that would lead to poverty, hunger and misery for millions of people. pic.twitter.com/S9IA4VWaDj
— António Guterres (@antonioguterres) January 13, 2022
When the Taliban took power in mid-August amid the tumultuous exit of US and NATO troops after 20 years, Afghanistan’s aid-dependent economy was already struggling. The international community has frozen Afghanistan’s assets abroad and blocked economic aid, refusing to deal with the Taliban because of their reputation for cruelty and their refusal to educate girls and allow women to work during their reign from 1996-2001.
According to the United Nations, 8.7 million Afghans are on the verge of starvation, and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said it is important to quickly inject more money into the Afghan economy to avoid a collapse that would lead to poverty, hunger and misery. for millions. According to Guterres, the World Bank released $280 million from an Afghanistan reconstruction trust fund it manages to UNICEF and the World Food Program for their operations in the country last month.