Delegation of the European Union to Afghanistan

Press Release by European Union Heads of Missions and the Ambassador of Norway on the urgency to reach a political agreement in Afghanistan

Brussels, 16/04/2020 - 10:23, UNIQUE ID: 200416_12
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The EU Delegation in agreement with EU Heads of Missions based in Kabul and the Ambassador of Norway calls on all parties to the current political negotiations to reach an agreement with the highest sense of urgency.

There is a need to start the peace process as soon as possible. The wellbeing of the Afghan people and the broader interest of the Nation must come first while Afghanistan is facing continued insecurity and dramatic new health risks.

Each day that passes without a consolidated governmental team exposes the Afghan population to greater dangers, undermines the credibility of the democratic institutions and discourages European partners.

Time for unity is now!

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