Tuesday, 18 December 2018
On December 17th 2018 the United Nations Security Council convened a meeting on the agenda item “Situation in Afghanistan”, at which
Mr. Tadamichi Yamamoto, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, Mr. Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and Ambassador Kairat Umarov, Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan, in his capacity as the Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1988 (2011) delivered their speeches.
In her speech, the Permanent Representative of the Kyrgyz Republic to the UN Ms. Mirgul Moldoisaeva, noted the central and impartial role of the United Nations in promoting peace and stability in Afghanistan, expressing the appreciation and strong support for all of the efforts of the UN Secretary-General and his Special Representative for Afghanistan, welcoming the parliamentary elections in October 2018, which marked another important step towards the consolidation of democracy in the country, the outcomes of the recent Geneva Conference and noting the achievements of the National unity Government in implementing reforms, while expressing serious concern over the security situation in Afghanistan and stressing the need for further efforts to address the threat to the security and stability of Afghanistan. Within the framework of regional cooperation with Afghanistan, Mirgul Moldoisaeva noted Kyrgyzstan’s initiatives in this direction, including the CASA-1000 energy project, the establishment of a trilateral agro-industrial consortium Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan, teaching Afghan students in the educational institutions of Kyrgyzstan and the establishment in Bishkek of an International Center for Afghan research.