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PublishDate: Tuesday, September 14, 2021 15:17

UN envoy meets acting Foreign Minister, discusses refugee and IDP situation

The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s acting Foreign Minister, Mawlavi Amir Khan Motaqi, has met with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, and his accompanying delegation, to discuss assistance to Afghan refugees and internally displaced persons.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_During the meeting, which took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in , the acting minister said that the Islamic Emirate welcomes the return of all and is ready to provide assistance to them.

During the meeting, said the government was ready to send all displaced families back to their homes before the onset of winter; to provide them with international and humanitarian aid and secure delivery of the aid.

It was also stressed by both parties at the meeting that the should support the government and not create an environment that encourages Afghans to migrate.

The acting minister stressed the need for support of the international community for the Afghan government – especially as the new government has not yet been officially recognized by any country.

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