German Chancellor Angela Merkel described the withdrawal from Afghanistan as the biggest debacle for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) since its founding in 1949.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that US “domestic political reasons” contributed to the decision to withdraw Western forces from Afghanistan.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is scheduled to address an emergency session of the UN Security Council on Afghanistan, where the UN Security Council is scheduled to hold an open briefing and closed consultations to discuss the latest developments in Afghanistan.
This comes as the crisis in Afghanistan worsens by the hour. Earlier, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the Taliban and all other parties to “exercise maximum restraint to protect lives and ensure humanitarian concerns are addressed .”