UN Documents for Afghanistan: Security Council Press Statements

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3 August 2018 SC/13444 This was a press statement condemning the terrorist attacks that took place the previous week, targeting a medical centre for midwives and a government building in Jalalabad, as well as the Khawaja Hassan mosque in Gardez, resulting in at least 48 people killed and numerous wounded.
2 July 2018 SC/13408 This was a press statement condemning in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack that took place in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on 1 July.
18 June 2018 SC/13386 This was a press statement condemning the two terrorist attacks that took place in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, on 16 and 17 June, which resulted in at least 43 people killed and 45 injured.
18 June 2018 SC/13385 This was a press statement welcoming the announcement by the government of Afghanistan on 16 June, to extend the temporary ceasefire with the Taliban after the Eid al-Fitr holiday. The Council also expressed their strong disappointment that the Taliban has not extended their previously announced partial ceasefire.
11 June 2018 SC/13376 This was a press statement welcoming the announcement by the government of Afghanistan on 7 June of a temporary ceasefire with the Taliban for the end of Ramadan and the Eid al‑Fitr holiday. The Council also welcomed the subsequent announcement by the Taliban of a three‑day partial ceasefire.
1 May 2018 SC/13323 This was a press statement condemning the 30 April terrorist attacks in Kabul and Kandahar, which resulted in at least 41 people killed and 45 injured.
23 April 2018 SC/13314 This was a press statement condemning the ISIL terrorist attack targeting a voter registration center in Kabul that resulted in the deaths of at least 50 and injury to about 100 people.
21 March 2018 SC/13258 This was a press statement condemning the terrorist attack in Kabul on the same day, claimed by ISIL, which resulted in at least 33 people killed and 65 injured.
15 March 2018 SC/13251 This was a press statement welcoming the convening of the Kabul Process conference and calling on the Taliban to accept the offer of direct talks with the government.
27 January 2018 SC/13185 This was a press statement on the terrorist attack in Kabul, which resulted in at least 95 people killed and 158 injured, and for which the Taliban claimed responsibility.
25 January 2018 SC/13180 This was a press statement condemning the terrorist attack in Jalalabad targeting an international humanitarian organisation which resulted in at least five people killed and numerous injured.
22 January 2018 SC/13172 This press statement condemned the terrorist attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, which resulted in 22 people killed and nine injured.
5 January 2018 SC/13153 This was a press release condemning the 4 January terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, which resulted in at least 15 people killed and 25 injured.
28 December 2017 SC/13148 This was a press statement condemning the terrorist attacks in Kabul carried out by ISIL in which more than 40 people were killed and 80 injured.
17 October 2017 SC/13034 This was a press statement condemning terrorist attacks that took place in Paktia, Ghazni and Kabul on 17 October.