India on Tuesday expressed concern over “the grave humanitarian crisis” unfolding in Afghanistan saying that Pakistan-based terrorists should not use Afghan turf to target any country in the neighborhood.
India's representative to the UN, Indramani Pandey made these remarks at the special session of the UNHRC in Geneva where India while acknowledging India's millennia-old friendship with Afghanistan.
India's representative pointed out the names of terrorist organizations that operate in Pakistan and threatens the peace and stability of any other country, including Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).
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Speaking at the special assembly hosted to the peace and stability of any other country, the Indian envoy said that India stands ready to aid Afghan friends and fulfill their aspirations. India also called for unhindered access to those in need of assistance in Afghanistan.
"We hope the situation in Afghanistan does not pose a challenge to its neighbors and its territory is not used by terrorist groups such as Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), to threaten any other country," the Indian envoy said.
India further said that everyone around the world is concerned about the Afghan situation of the increasing violations of fundamental rights of their citizens.
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New Delhi called for maintenance of law and orders to ensure the safety and security of all people, and observe human rights without naming the Taliban.
"We are closely monitoring the rapidly evolving security situation in Afghanistan and we continue to call upon parties concerned to maintain law and order, ensure the safety and security of all Afghan nationals, UN personnel, and diplomatic staff members, and observe human rights and international humanitarian law in all circumstances in Afghanistan," said the government.
India also showed concern for thousands of people who have been internally displaced and are now facing an acute shortage of food, medical care, and shelter.