UN Afghan envoy says Taliban attacks on cities ‘must stop now’ • FRANCE 24 English

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The United Nations’ envoy to #Afghanistan called on the #Taliban Friday to cease its #attacks on major cities immediately as she warned the conflict-torn country was heading for ‘catastrophe.’ Deborah Lyons, head of the United Nations Afghanistan aid operation, painted a grim picture of the country’s deteriorating situation during a special meeting at the #UN headquarters in New York.

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