India Welcomes UNSC Resolution On Afghanistan

India welcomes UNSC resolution on Afghanistan, commits to humanitarian aid.

The country has been grappling with a severe economic crisis since the Taliban took over Afghanistan. More than half of the country’s population is facing food insecurity.

Meanwhile, India’s Ambassador to the United Nations TS Tirumurti has supported the UNSC’s proposal to exempt sanctions for providing humanitarian aid to the beleaguered country.

India called upon the international community and the countries of the region to rise above partisan interests and come together.

India welcomes UNSC resolution on Afghanistan: Tirumurti told the UN Security Council, “The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan is critical.

We have seen reports that suggest that more than half of the population is facing an emergency level of crisis or severe food insecurity.

Urgent humanitarian assistance is needed to meet people’s basic food needs, and that much of the country is in poverty. going below the limit.

He said that winter is already creating trouble for the people. It is important that aid is extended immediately and that the United Nations and other agencies are given unhindered access.

In this context, India has supported the call of the international community that access to humanitarian aid for Afghanistan should be direct and unhindered.

India welcomes UNSC resolution on Afghanistan: Tirumurti said aid, in particular, should reach the most vulnerable – including women, children, and minorities.

Tirumurti further said that the United Nations should keep its watch on the distribution of aid equitably.

We have just airlifted five lakh doses of vaccines and 1.6 metric tonnes of life-saving drugs. We are in the process of sending more medicines and food grains.

India stands ready to provide immediate humanitarian assistance, including food and medicines, to the people of Afghanistan.

Tirumurti said that we stand by our commitment to humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan.

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