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Guterres has urged to cease immediately fire in Afghanistan - RIA Novosti, 8/16/2018


The UN, 16 Aug — RIA Novosti. The UN Secretary General António Guterres has urged to cease immediately fire in Afghanistan and to begin there negotiation process, it is said in the statement of the official representative secretary general Stefan Dyuzharrika.© of AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini the Death toll at explosion in Kabul has grown to 25na the East of Afghanistan since August 10 fights of government troops and fighters of the radical Taliban * are going. According to the Ministry of Defence of Afghanistan, for several days about 400 fighters have been killed. During heavy fighting about 100 security officers and, by different estimates, from 20 to 35 civilians have also died. "The secretary general emphasizes the imperative need of immediate ceasefire and the beginning of negotiations between parties of the conflict to agree about a lasting peace" — it is said in the statement. He has once again emphasized that the military solution to a question can't be there, and has quickly called for peaceful settlement of the conflict "for the benefit of creation of stabler and prospering future for all Afghans". In the document it is especially noted that doing by the purposes of the blows the civilian population and peace objects, parties of the conflict obviously violate the international humanitarian legislation.© of AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar In the Afghan Ghazni have destroyed over 400 Talibs * "Warring parties have to do everything possible that as a result of fighting death or wounds of civilians have been excluded, and have to allow and promote fast and free delivery of humanitarian aid to Ghazni" — it is emphasized in the statement of the head of press office. Dyuzharrik has noted that the secretary general has expressed condolences to the families affected by attacks of Talibs in Ghazni. In Afghanistan there is an opposition of government forces and fighters of the radical Taliban * which has seized the considerable territory in rural areas of the country earlier and has developed offensive at the large cities. Also in the territory of the country influence of the Islamic State terrorist group * has amplified. National forces of defense and safety of Afghanistan perform joint operations on fight against terrorism through the whole country. * The terrorist organizations banned in Russia.

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