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PublishDate: Saturday, November 27, 2021 09:13

EU calls for support of Afghans to prevent economic and social collapse

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Friday the EU must support the people of Afghanistan “to prevent imminent economic and social collapse that the country faces.”

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_Speaking during the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (), the European Union’s chief executive said it was crucial for the EU to avoid “imminent economic and ” in Afghanistan, despite not recognizing the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) leadership.

Last month, the European Union announced a humanitarian package worth 1 billion for the Afghan people and neighboring countries, including a 300 million Euro in .

Speaking from Phnom Penh during the summit’s closing ceremony, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen called on ASEM and its partners to strengthen the partnership between Asia and Europe.

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