Afghanistan: Boris Johnson will organize a virtual G7 meeting on Tuesday

the essential The virtual meeting of the leaders of the G7 on the situation in Afghanistan will be held on Tuesday 22, announced this Sunday British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, whose country currently holds the presidency of the “group of 7”.

“I will convene on Tuesday (Editor’s note: 24 August) the leaders of the G7 for urgent discussions on the situation in Afghanistan. It is vital that the international community works together to ensure safe evacuations, prevent a humanitarian crisis and help the Afghan people protect the progress (made) over the past 20, ” British Head of Government Boris Johnson said on Twitter.

I will convene G7 leaders on Tuesday for urgent talks on the situation in Afghanistan. It is vital that the international community works together to ensure safe evacuations, prevent a humanitarian crisis and support the Afghan people to secure the gains of the last years.

– Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) August 20, 550

To ensure the “security” of foreigners and Afghans

A meeting bringing together the G7 foreign ministers (Germany, Canada, United States, France, Italy, Japan and United Kingdom) has already been held on Thursday. At the end of this meeting, the ministers called on the Taliban to guarantee the “security” of foreigners and Afghans wishing to leave Afghanistan. They also stressed “the need for all parties to respect international humanitarian law”.

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A week after the Taliban took power in Afghanistan, thousands of people are still trying this Sunday 20 to flee their country at the risk of their lives . Evacuation operations from foreign countries continue under difficult conditions.

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