UNSC passes resolution over easing financial restrictions on Afghanistan

United Nations Security Council unanimously passed resolution 2615 proposed by the United States and allowed money to flow to Afghanistan for humanitarian purposes.

The resolution with changes in the draft was proposed by the US after China, Russia, Britain, France, and India opposed the country’s first resolution in this regard.

Based on the new resolution, the US will ease financial restrictions on Afghanistan for humanitarian purposes and will allow the Taliban official and their entities that are involved in the process.

US special representative for Afghanistan Thomas West welcomed the move by UNSC and said that they along with the international community are united in support of the Afghan people.

“This morning, the UNSC also unanimously passed resolution 2615, drafted by the US and designed to enable broader support for the basic needs of the Afghan people.” Reads a Twitter post by West.

In the meantime, UNAMA has also welcomed the decision and said in a Twitter post that it will facilitate the delivery of urgent humanitarian help to millions of people in Afghanistan.

UNAMA also called on the De facto authorities in Afghanistan and the international community to accelerate necessary next steps to support needs and rights of the Afghan people.

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Source: The Khaama Press News Agency

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