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MoD Calls on NATO to Train Afghan Troops with New Technologies

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Afghanistan Ministry of Defense (MoD) has urged NATO to train and assist Afghan security forces with the new technologies.

Deputy spokesman of MoD said the Afghan security commanders should be tactically advised that they can correctly act in the battlefields.

“Afghan forces need more trainings and technologies. Our commanders should be professional in acting and ordering in the battlegrounds,” said Muhammad Radmanish, deputy spokesman of MoD.

Afghan Ministry of Interior also demand NATO to pay more attention on terrorist centers; citing Afghanistan would not have stability until terrorist safe havens not destroyed.

“One of our demand is the closure of terrorist centers beyond the borders and more pressures put on those institutions that support terrorism,” said Najib Danish, acting spokesman of MoI office.

Afghan Military analysts called NATO’s summit in equipping Afghan forces effective, saying the process should be properly implemented.

“Terrorism is a global threat and nowhere is safe from it. Adding more NATO troops in Afghanistan does not mean the continuation of war but it means the equipping and training of Afghan forces,” said Ishaq Atmar, teacher at university.

Today, NATO chief says the allies have agreed to send more troops to Afghanistan, to train, assist and advise Afghan security forces in the fight against terrorist groups.

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Pakistan’s PM renews call for humanitarian aid for Afghanistan

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Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday reiterated calls for the international community to provide urgent humanitarian aid to Afghanistan.

Khan said in a tweet that under the UN Principle of Responsibility to Protect (R2P), it was obligatory to help protect people from the mass-scale humanitarian crisis left in the wake of a prolonged conflict.

“Right now millions of Afghan people are in danger of starvation,” he said adding it was the “duty of the international community to provide humanitarian assistance.”

UN agencies have warned that more than 23 million people are at risk of starvation if aid is not provided.

Earlier this month, the UN agencies launched a call for $4.5 billion in aid for 2022, its biggest-ever international appeal. The US responded with a donation of $308 million to be channeled through independent humanitarian organizations.

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IEA delegation arrives in Norway for humanitarian talks

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Representatives of Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) arrived in Norway on Saturday (January 22) for three days of talks due to start on Sunday (January 23) on how to alleviate a humanitarian crisis.

Millions of Afghans have been plunged deeper into poverty since last year’s IEA takeover, which resulted in disruption to aid programmes and deteriorating food security.

The IEA representatives will meet Norwegian authorities as well as diplomats from several other countries from January 23 to January 25.

“These meetings do not represent a legitimisation or recognition of the Taliban [IEA]. But we must talk to the de facto authorities in the country,” Norwegian Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt said in a statement.

According to the Norwegian foreign ministry, meetings will also take place between the IEA delegation and Afghan civil society members, including women leaders, journalists, and “individuals working to safeguard human rights and address humanitarian, economic, social and political issues”.

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UN chief says IEA must respect human rights in order to be recognized

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Laying out his priorities for 2022, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday that the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) has to respect human rights in order to obtain international recognition.

Addressing the UN General Assembly, Guterres stated that it was “absolutely essential” for the IEA “to have full respect for the rights of women and girls and to have a positive approach to human rights in general” in order to obtain international recognition and “getting international support for their own people.”

“To provide a lifeline of help for the Afghan people, inject cash to avoid an economic meltdown, ensure full respect of international humanitarian law and human rights — particularly for women and girls — and effectively fight terrorism,” he said.

UN Secretary-General spoke about global issues as well. Referring to the raging COVID-19 pandemic, a morally bankrupt global financial system, the climate crisis, lawlessness in cyberspace, and diminished peace and security, he told the General Assembly that “we face a five-alarm global fire that requires the full mobilization of all countries.”

“Now is not the time to simply list and lament challenges. Now is the time to act. All these challenges are, at heart, failures of global governance.”

On the possibility of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, Guterres said, “diplomacy is the way to solve problems. Of course, any invasion by one country to another country is against international law, and I hope that this, of course, will not happen in the present circumstances. I am convinced it will not happen. And I strongly hope to be right.”

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