The UAE has strongly condemned the two terrorist attacks targeting a hospital in Kabul and the funeral of eastern Afghanistan, which left a number of innocent people dead and injured.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation stressed that the UAE expresses its strong condemnation of these criminal acts and its permanent rejection of all forms of violence aimed at destabilizing security and stability, and is inconsistent with religious and human values ​​and principles, and the Ministry expressed its sincere condolences and sympathy to the families and families of the victims and its wishes for the speedy recovery of all Injured.

In a related context, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia strongly condemned and condemned the two attacks in Kabul and Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, which resulted in dozens of deaths and injuries.

The Ministry expressed the Kingdom's solidarity with and support for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in the face of violence, extremism and terrorism, and the Ministry expressed its condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, with wishes for the wounded for a speedy recovery.

At least 14 people were killed, including infants and nurses, the day before yesterday, when gunmen stormed a maternity hospital in Kabul, and after that a suicide bombing occurred during a funeral in the east of the country, killing more than 20 mourners.

The terrorist organization "ISIS" claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing that targeted the funeral of a police chief, while Afghan President Ashraf Ghani held the responsibility for the "Taliban and ISIS", and Ghani said in a televised speech: "We have witnessed terrorist attacks carried out by the (Taliban) and (ISIS)." "On a hospital in Kabul and a funeral in Nangarhar, as well as other attacks in the country."

Ghani ordered the Afghan security forces to "put an end to the decision to commit to the defensive posture, and to return to the offensive posture and resume its operations against the enemy."

This change in attitude comes months after the Afghan army committed itself to a defensive response only to any Taliban attacks.

For his part, the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, urged the Afghan government and the Taliban to cooperate after the attacks, which he described as "appalling," while the Pentagon spokesman, Thomas Campbell, said that the US military will continue to carry out defensive strikes against the "Taliban". When you attack Afghan forces.

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