UNSC condemns terror attack in Afghanistan’s Farah

Friday, April 05, 2013
Eugene Richard Gasana, UNSC Prez for April [PHOTO: UNifeed]
New York: The President of the United Nations (UN) Security Council for the month of April on Thursday read a press statement condemning the terrorist attack in Farah, province of Afghanistan.

Ambassador Eugene Richard Gasana of Rwanda said that Council members "condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack on 3 April in Farah province of Afghanistan, causing numerous deaths and injuries of mostly civilians."

The statement said that Security Council members "reiterated their serious concern at the threats posed by the Taliban, Al-Qaida and illegal armed groups to the local population, national security forces, international military and international assistance efforts in Afghanistan."

It added that "no terrorist act can reverse the path towards Afghan-led peace, democracy and stability in Afghanistan, which is supported by the people and the Government of Afghanistan and the international community."

Taliban militants in Afghanistan on April 3rd attacked government buildings in the western province of Farah. According to media reports, eight people were killed more than 70 others were injured.
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