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UN chief condemns attack against UN compound in Afghanistan

Jul 31, 2021

United Nations July 31: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday strongly condemned the attack against a UN compound in Herat, Afghanistan, which resulted in the killing of an Afghan security forces guard and injuries to other officers.
Through a statement attributable to his deputy spokesperson Farhan Haq, the UN chief "expresses his condolences to the bereaved family and wishes those injured a speedy recovery."
The secretary-general recalled that attacks against UN personnel and premises are prohibited under international law and may constitute war crimes.
The secretary-general reiterated the UN commitment to support the government and people of Afghanistan in their efforts to achieve peace and stability.
Source: Xinhua