Everyday life in Afghanistan has become a frozen hell: Antonio Guterres

Everyday life in Afghanistan has become a frozen hell: Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said that everyday life in Afghanistan has become a frozen hell.

Addressing the Security Council, Antonio Guterres said that Afghanistan faces numerous threats, with education and social services on the brink of collapse, Daily Jhang reported.

“More than half of Afghans are starving, and everyday life in Afghanistan has become a frozen hell,” he said.

The UN Secretary-General added that there was concern over the abduction and arrest of women social workers in Afghanistan.

He called for the immediate release of the forcibly arrested women social workers and for the suspension of restrictions on aid operations in Afghanistan.

Antonio Guterres also called for international aid to be paid to public sector workers in Afghanistan.

He said the Taliban should work with the international community and the Security Council to reduce the threat of terrorism.

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