Emomali Rahmon Calls Current Situation in Panjshir a Humanitarian Tragedy
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The President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon remotely addressed the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in a pre-recorded message. He called the current situation in Panjshir province of Afghanistan a humanitarian catastrophe.
“As in the case of Panjshir, we are witnessing a tragic violation of international human rights,» noted Rahmon, and added that «the current situation is a humanitarian catastrophe.»
He also emphasized that the people of Panjshir have no access to food, other basic commodities, as well as humanitarian aid, and that even the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross are still unable to enter Panjshir to fulfill their humanitarian obligations.
Source: National information agency of Tajikistan