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There will be accountability for Kunduz raid: Carter

There will be accountability for Kunduz raid: Carter

Oct 05, 2015 - 14:44

WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): With the Pentagon investigating the bombing of a hospital in Kunduz, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Sunday promised there would be accountability over the incident.

“There will be accountability as always with these incidents, if that is required,” the secretary told reporters travelling with him to Madrid, Spain.

Carter said the situation in Kunduz was confused and complicated, so it might take some time to get the facts. “But we will get the facts, and we will be transparent about sharing them with the American people, but also with the people of Afghanistaninfo-icon.”

For that matter, the official added, the entire worldinfo-icon, to include the essential non-profit factor, the non-governmental organisation community, would be informed of the outcome.

The secretary praised the role of Doctors Without Borders as an important part of the world's work today. He acknowledged the organisation was helping make a better world and ro keep people safe. 

“Their medical work in Afghanistan and elsewhere is vital and is appreciated by certainly all of us in the United States, but I think everyone around the world,” he said.

His office has been in contact with Doctors Without Borders over the weekend to emphasise that a full and transparent investigation will be conducted.

Carter said he had also issued instruction to ensure the US and the coalition in Afghanistan made available medical possible for folks in Kunduz.


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