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G-20 Summit Calls for More Aid to Afghanistan

Members of the G-20 meeting in a virtual summit pledged to provide aid to the people of Afghanistan in a bid to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe in the war-torn country.  

The summit was hosted by Italy on Tuesday. 

Some members of the summit cited that provision of aids didn’t indicate recognition of the “Taliban” government. 

Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany said that her country was not ready to recognize the “Taliban”. According to her, the “Taliban” have not met the international measure and expectations of the world. 

The US said that it would provide donation through aid organization to the people of Afghanistan. 

Talking to the summit the US President, Joe Biden also expressed concerns over the presence of armed groups such as ISIS-K or so- called Daesh group in Afghanistan. 

The European Union pledged to provide one million Euro in support of humanitarian donation to the country. 

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau said that the international community emphasized on preservation of the human rights particular the rights of girls and women. 

The summit was not attended by the Presidents of China and Russian Federation. 

This comes as earlier, the UN and humanitarian organizations warned of triggering a severe humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.

G-20 Summit Calls for More Aid to Afghanistan

The European Union pledged to provide one million Euro in support of humanitarian donation to the country.

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Members of the G-20 meeting in a virtual summit pledged to provide aid to the people of Afghanistan in a bid to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe in the war-torn country.  

The summit was hosted by Italy on Tuesday. 

Some members of the summit cited that provision of aids didn’t indicate recognition of the “Taliban” government. 

Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany said that her country was not ready to recognize the “Taliban”. According to her, the “Taliban” have not met the international measure and expectations of the world. 

The US said that it would provide donation through aid organization to the people of Afghanistan. 

Talking to the summit the US President, Joe Biden also expressed concerns over the presence of armed groups such as ISIS-K or so- called Daesh group in Afghanistan. 

The European Union pledged to provide one million Euro in support of humanitarian donation to the country. 

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau said that the international community emphasized on preservation of the human rights particular the rights of girls and women. 

The summit was not attended by the Presidents of China and Russian Federation. 

This comes as earlier, the UN and humanitarian organizations warned of triggering a severe humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.

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