KABUL: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Saturday denounced the suicide attack on convoy of presidential runner Abdullah Abdullah in Kabul.
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said in a statement that members of the Security Council express their deep sympathy and condolences to families of the victims and to the people and government of Afghanistan, and wish speedy recovery to the injured.
The source added that members of the Security Council underline their support for Afghanistan’s democratic processes, and look forward to the second round of the presidential election and the continued orderly transition to a new administration.
“Members of the Security Council reiterate their condemnation of actions of anybody who carries out terrorist attacks against civilians, or attempts to disrupt elections by targeting election personnel, candidates or infrastructure,” the source mentioned.
The Security Council also underlined the need to bring perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism to justice, and urged all states, in accordance with their obligations under international law and relevant Security Council resolutions, to cooperate actively with the Afghan authorities in this regard.