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UN express concerns on Afghan children’s life

(Last Updated On: February 17, 2016)


UN Secretary-General’s Representative for Children has expressed concerns over the Afghan Children’s bad condition in Afghanistan, saying hopes should be given to Afghan children for their future.

 Officials in Ministry of Foreign Affairs have confirmed the issue saying despite of being committed to provide support for Afghan’s children.

 UN Secretary-General’s Representative for Children Leila Zerrougui said,” we are committed to remove Afghan security forces from the UN secretary’s black list for using underage children as soldiers, and also we want to push our efforts through for improving the Afghan children’s life condition, demanding International community to focus on Afghanistan especially on Afghan children situation.”

Officials in Ministry of Foreign have stated that Afghan Government has implemented several supporting programs for improving Afghan’s children’s life.

 MoFA Political Deputy Hikmat Khalil Karzai said,” we demand the United Nations to remove the Afghan children’s problems, we do need supports, we are facing several problems.”

 “There are thousands of Afghan children, who do not go to school, or schools are closed, I know they are keen to go to schools but due to insecurity they cannot, UN Secretary-General’s Representative for Children Leila Zerrougui said.”

 The following statement comes after that the Afghanistan’s CEO Abdullah Abdullah has stated that using children in Afghanistan National Security Forces is prohibited, and the children presence within the ANSF ranks is called a crime.

Reported by: Ali Asghari

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