Press Statement Attributable to
the Spokesperson for the High Representative for
the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)
on the Heinous Attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan
New York – 3 November, 2020
The High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos condemns in the strongest terms the two heinous and cowardly attacks on Kabul University yesterday and Kabul Educational Center on 24 October.
The High Representative expresses his dismay at the deliberate targeting of children and educational facilities noting that Education is one of the viable tools for preventing and countering violent extremism conducive to terrorism. It is one of the pillars of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations.
The High Representative extends his heartfelt condolences to the victims’ families and wishes those who were injured a speedy recovery. He conveys his sympathies and solidarity with the people and Government of Afghanistan.