On the International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, August 21, Naseer Ahmad Faiq, Chargé d’Affaires of Afghanistan Permanent Mission to the United Nations, stated that Afghanistan is still a victim of terrorism and that the people of Afghanistan suffer from the presence of terrorist organizations.
Five years ago, Afghanistan’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations tabled a resolution to the United Nations General Assembly with the support of 95 other nations calling for the establishment of a day to remember terrorist victims, the Afghan official tweeted.
The proposed resolution was adopted, and the 21st of August was designated as the International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism.
According to Faiq, the group Friends of Victims of Terrorism was formed on the initiative of Afghanistan’s Permanent Mission, and the second resolution was passed to increase and attract international aid for terrorist victims.
“Despite these efforts,” Faiq continued, “Afghanistan is still a victim of terrorism, and its people are subjected to terrorist acts and threats as a result of the presence of terrorist groups
Source : KHAAMA PRESS