Russia-Ukraine Border Tension: US Warns Russia
Russia-Ukraine Tension: United Nations Warns Of High Cost Of Conflict
Meanwhile, the Taliban government's Ministry of Economy said it has finalised a scheme for the transparent distribution of aid to the people who are in need.
Noting that infectious diseases remain "a clear and present danger to every country," Guterres maintained that Covid-19 would not be the last pandemic for humanity.
While it was the third time the globally popular septet made a speech at the UNGA, it was their second appearance in person.
The UN envoy said that they are also concerned that despite the many statements granting general amnesties to ANDSF (Afghan National Defense and Security Forces) personnel and those who have worked as civil servants, there have been credible allegations of reprisal killings of ANDSF personnel, and the detention of officials who worked for the previous administrations.
Taliban leaders have stated that women will play a prominent role in society in Afghanistan and have access to education. But they have not been involved in talks over forming a government.
The air passenger service is currently linking the Pakistani capital of Islamabad to Mazar-i-Sharif and Kandahar in Afghanistan.
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