UN Documents for Afghanistan: Security Council Press Statements

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15 October 2021 SC/14665 On 15 October, Council members issued a press statement regarding a terrorist attack at a mosque in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in which they condemned the attack in the strongest terms and underlined the need to hold perpetrators accountable and bring them to justice.
9 October 2021 SC/14658 On 9 October, Council members issued a press statement regarding a terrorist attack at a mosque in Kunduz, Afghanistan, in which they condemned the attack in the strongest terms and underlined the need to hold perpetrators accountable and bring them to justice.
16 August 2021 SC/14604 This statement addressed the Taliban’s seizure of Afghanistan.
3 August 2021 SC/14592 The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the deplorable attack against the United Nations compound in Herat, Afghanistan, on 30 July 2021, which resulted in the death of an Afghan security forces guard and several injured.
11 June 2021 SC/14548 The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the atrocious and cowardly targeted attack against humanitarian mine clearance workers that took place in Baghlan-e-Markazi, Afghanistan, on 8 June 2021.
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.