Peace efforts in Afghanistan to continue despite rise in violence

Security Council meeting

Afghanistan is facing disturbing levels of insecurity and violence in its ongoing transition process, as it assumes greater security responsibility.

This was the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message in his latest report to the Security Council on Thursday.

The Secretary-General also voiced deep concern over rising civilian casualties and the effects of the conflict on the country's population.

Aditya Mehta reports.

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