At the 2020 Afghanistan Conference on November 23 and 24, the International Community along with the Afghan government expressed concern about the threat posed by terrorist organisations like Al Qaeda, ISIL and Taliban among others in the region.
As per the official statement, the international community denounced all terrorist activity, attacks and reaffirmed the importance of ensuring that Afghanistan is not used by the international terrorist organisations to threaten or attack other nations. The 2020 Afghanistan Conference was also attended by India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and highlighted the ímmediate and comprehensive ceasefire to stop the violence’.
The participants of the International Community, in an official statement, said, “We express deep concern about the threat posed by terrorism to Afghanistan and the region, express serious concern over the continuing presence of ISIL, Al-Qaida as well as other international terrorist organizations and their affiliated groups in Afghanistan.
Neither the Taliban nor any other Afghan entity, group or individual should support terrorists operating on the territory of any country.”
‘Facilitating Afghanistan Peace Negotiations’
Welcoming the commencement of Afghanistan Peace Negotiations on September 12, 2020, the International Community pointed out that the negotiations are aimed at political settlement as well as peace and stability in the region.