China News Agency, United Nations, May 10-Zhang Jun, the rotating chairman of the United Nations Security Council and the Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations, issued a presidential press statement on the 10th, strongly condemning the terrorist attack in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, on May 8.
The chairman's remarks pointed out that the members of the Council are seriously concerned about the continued frequency of violence in Afghanistan, causing a large number of civilian casualties, especially the attacks on schools and educational institutions in recent months that have seriously affected the safety of students, and stressed that efforts must be made to curb violence and protect civilians.
The President’s remarks stated that the members of the Council reiterated that any form of terrorism poses the most serious threat to international peace and security, emphasized that the perpetrators, organizers and funders of terrorist acts should be brought to justice, and urged all countries to abide by their obligations under international law and Regarding Security Council resolutions, we will cooperate with the Afghan government in this regard.
The President’s remarks pointed out that Council members emphasized that any terrorist act, regardless of its motive, when, where, and by whom, is a crime and is unforgivable.
The members of the Security Council reiterated that all countries should take all measures to combat the threats to international peace and security caused by terrorism in accordance with the UN Charter and their obligations under international law.
On May 8, a terrorist attack near a school in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, killed at least 50 people and injured 150 people, most of them female students.
United Nations Secretary-General Guterres and UN General Assembly President Bozcol both issued statements strongly condemning the above-mentioned terrorist attacks.