UN Documents for Afghanistan: Security Council Press Statements

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10 May 2021 SC/14515 In this press statement, Security Council members condemned the 8 May 2021 attack on a high school in Kabul.
3 May 2021 SC/14510 In this press statement, Council members condemned the 30 April 2021 attack on a guesthouse in Pul-e-Alam.
12 March 2021 SC/14464 This was a press statement in which Council members condemned targeted attacks against civilians in Afghanistan.
5 November 2020 SC/14349 This was a press statement in which Council members condemned the 2 November attack that took place at Kabul University.
27 October 2020 SC/14338 This was a press statement in which Council members condemned the 24 October attack that took place near the Kawsar e Danish educational center in Kabul.
18 September 2020 SC/14310 This was a press statement in which members of the Council welcomed the start of Afghanistan Peace Negotiations in Doha, Qatar, on 12 September 2020.
5 August 2020 SC/14271 This was a press statement in which members of the Security Council condemned the terrorist attack that took place at a prison complex in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on 3 August 2020.
30 June 2020 SC/14237 This reaffirmed the UN’s role in promoting peace in Afghanistan and welcomed regional and international efforts to facilitate intra-Afghan negotiations.
13 May 2020 SC/14185 This was a press statement in which Council members strongly condemned two terrorist attacks which took place in Afghanistan on 12 May 2020- on a Kabul hospital in which assailants attacked a maternity ward and on a funeral in Nangarhar.
26 March 2020 SC/14147 This was a press statement in which Council members condemned a terrorist attack that took place at a Sikh-Hindu temple in Kabul on 25 March 2020.
21 October 2019 SC/13992 This was a press statement condemning in the strongest terms a terrorist attack on 18 October in the Haska Mena district in Nangarhar Province.
2 October 2019 SC/13969 The Council members issued a press statement on the 28 September presidential elections.
19 September 2019 SC/13957 This was a press statement condemning in the strongest terms the “continuing high number of attacks” in Afghanistan. Those attacks included several claimed by the Taliban: in Qalat, Zabul Province, on 19 September, resulting in at least 20 people killed and more than 95 people injured; in Kabul; and in Charikar, Parwan Province, on 17 September, resulting in at least 38 civilians killed and more than 80 civilians injured.
20 August 2019 SC/13921 This condemned a 17 August terrorist attack in Kabul on a wedding hall, resulting in at least 70 civilians dead and at least 180 injured, claimed by the Islamic State Khorasan Province; it further condemned the 19 August attacks in Jalalabad, the day of Afghanistan’s centennial independence celebrations.
1 August 2019 SC/13906 This condemned several terrorist attacks: one on 31 July on a bus on the Kandahar-Herat Highway, resulting in at least 34 people dead and at least 12 injured, and others that took place on 25 July in Kabul, Takhar and Nangarhar provinces and on 29 July in Kabul.