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IEA rejects reports of $6 million UN offer to protect the organization’s facilities

The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s interior ministry has rejected reports that the United Nations has offered the ministry $6 million to protect the organization’s facilities in Afghanistan.
The ministry on Thursday said that the published reports are not true.
The IEA Interior Ministry has stressed that no formal proposal has been made by the United Nations so far.
Reuters recently reported that the United Nations had offered to pay $6 million to the IEA’s interior ministry to protect its facilities in Afghanistan.
Reuters reported that it had a document in this regard, and that informed sources had also approved the UN proposal to the IEA’s Interior Ministry, led by Sirajuddin Haqqani.
According to Reuters, the proposed money will also go to paying the salaries of IEA forces guarding UN facilities.
The money will be transferred to the IEA Interior Ministry next year.
Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General told Reuters that the organization’s duty as an employer was to strengthen the capacity of the host countries.The post IEA rejects reports of $6 million UN offer to protect the organization’s facilities first appeared on Ariana News.

Source: Ariana News

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