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UNSC statement underscores int’l commitment to Afghanistan's sovereignty: Zalmay Khalilzad
September 20, 2020


United States Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad has said that the United Nations Security Council's statement on Afghanistan peace negotiations underscores the international commitment to Afghanistan's sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and national unity.

In a tweet, Zalmay Khalilzad said this is a unique moment for Afghanistan and this unique opportunity must be seized.

He said the UNSC statement supports the path the parties are currently on.

Earlier, in a statement which was released on Friday, the UNSC welcomed the start of Afghanistan peace negotiations.

UNSC also welcomed the efforts of all regional and international partners of Afghanistan in facilitating intra-Afghan negotiations.