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UN official pays tribute to victims of terrorism

UN official pays tribute to victims of terrorism

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Aug 14, 2018 - 11:08

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): In response to an invitation from the government, a top UN official is visiting Afghanistaninfo-icon to pay tribute to victims of terrorism, the worldinfo-icon body said on Tuesday..

On the first International Day of Remembrance and Support to the Victims of Terrorism, the head of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism expressed solidarity with victims and survivors

Under-Secretary-General Vladimir Voronkov will take part in an international conference on “Commemorating the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism”.

Organised by the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, the event will take place in Kabul. Voronkov will also meet victims of terrorism, government officials and the international community and UN representatives.

The Afghan government played a key role in establishing the international day, through a General Assembly resolution in 2018, to honour and support victims of terrorism.

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