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Conversation between the UNAMA Chief and Amir Khan Muttaqi on Ensuring the Rights of Women and Girls in Afghanistan

Bayan News – Rosemary DiCarlo, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in Afghanistan, met and held discussions with Amir Khan Muttaqi, the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan.

In a newsletter issued by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Monday, November 26, it was stated that during this meeting, issues related to the needs of Afghan returnees, the coordination report, and the necessity of guaranteeing the rights of women and girls, including their full access to education and employment, were discussed.

The UNAMA newsletter stated, “Ms. DiCarlo also provided information about the United Nations’ efforts to assist returnees, fight against drugs, and microfinance.”

According to the statements of this institution, both parties reiterated their commitment to sustained engagement in addressing the urgent needs of the people, particularly on the eve of the harsh winter.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan, in a newsletter, added that Mr. Muttaqi requested the head of UNAMA to urge the international community to assist Afghanistan in security, governance, economic sanctions, and frozen assets and pay attention to the country’s challenges in combating drugs.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs newsletter, Amir Khan Muttaqi further added that the Islamic Emirate has a legal address for any issues, and countries and international institutions should directly engage with the current Kabul government system.

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