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NSC calls torture unacceptable; seeks end to traffic jams

NSC calls torture unacceptable; seeks end to traffic jams

Mar 12, 2015 - 18:28

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The National Security Council (NSC) on Thursday decided traffic on city roads would not be stopped for high-ranking government officials except in some emergency situations.

National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar presented a list of action plans for improving defence and security across the county. The reports were approved by the NSC, said a statement from the Presidential Palace.

The NSC also decided traffic should not be closed for officials, something the citizens had complained about many times. Officials were also urged to obey traffic rules and avoid creating traffic jams.

NSC insisted torture was unacceptable under any condition and presented a set of plans to ban it. The council asked the organs concerned to implement the its decisions on banning torture.

Some suggestions and measures were also taken in order to reduce the number of casualties among security personnel, added the statement.





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