France and Britain will table a resolution at a UN special session on Afghanistan on Monday, proposing the establishment of a security zone in Kabul in an effort to protect people trying to leave the country, French President Emmanuel said today. Macron.
“Our motion for a resolution aims to establish a UN-controlled security zone in Kabul that will allow humanitarian operations to continue,” Macron told the French newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche (JDD) in an interview published today.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has convened an emergency meeting on Afghanistan with the participation of the diplomatic representatives of Britain, France, the United States, China and Russia, the permanent members of the Security Council, who have veto power.
The French president said yesterday that Paris was holding preliminary talks with the Taliban on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan and the possible removal of more people from the country. The U.S. military, which is guarding Kabul airport, is expected to withdraw by next Tuesday's deadline set by US President Joe Biden. France is among the countries that have ended evacuation operations from Kabul airport.
Source: KYPE – ΑΠΕ-ΜΠΕ-Reuters