On the national day of Afghanistan, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivered a special message to the people of Afghanistan, Report informs.
"Today is also the national day of Afghanistan. And I want to extend a special message to the people of Afghanistan during this trying time. The United Nations is with you and committed to stay and deliver to help advance peace, opportunity, and human rights for all," he said.
"We can cooperate, obviously, with all the parties," Guterres added.
Report informs that he called on the world community to have a common front in talks with the Taliban.
"I think it's very important for the international community to be united and to have a common front in discussion with the Taliban for these conditions to take place," the UN chief said.
"I was in close contact yesterday, the day before yesterday, with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar. We are following the Qatar Initiative and supporting it. Let's hope that there will be a way for an inclusive government in Afghanistan," he said.