The G7 calls for a joint international mission to prevent the escalation of the crisis in Afghanistan

Baghdad British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab called today, Thursday, in a statement on behalf of the Group of Seven, of which his country holds the presidency, the international community for a unified response to the crisis in Afghanistan to prevent further escalation.

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said that the Foreign Ministers of the Group of Seven countries called on the international community, today, Thursday, for a united response to the crisis in Afghanistan to prevent further escalation.

In the statement issued after a meeting of Foreign Ministers of the group’s countries, Raab added that “the Foreign Ministers of the Group of Seven invited the international community to work together on a common mission to prevent an escalation of the crisis inside Afghanistan.”

Britain currently holds the rotating presidency of the G-7 countries, which include the United States, Italy, France, Germany, Japan and Canada.

He added that the crisis in Afghanistan “needs an international response, including intensive participation in the sensitive issues facing Afghanistan and the region in cooperation with the Afghans, who are the most affected, in addition to the parties to the conflict, the UN Security Council, the Group of 20, international donors and Afghanistan’s neighbors in the region.”

The G7 summit concluded its work in England on June 13, with a wide range of decisions in various fields, after it started one day before in the southwestern English resort of Cornwall, with determination to confront global crises with unity, and discussed in particular the relationship with China and Russia.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency