Situation in Afghanistan "cannot continue indefinitely"

Members of a family sit outside their simple home in northern Afghanistan’s Faryab province. Photo: UNHCR/S. Sisomsack

The war in Afghanistan, which is preventing political and economic progress in the country, "cannot continue indefinitely."

That's according to the head of the UN mission in Afghanistan, who briefed the Security Council on Monday about the current situation there.

Following last year's withdrawal of international civilian and military personnel, Afghanistan had experienced increasing violence, coupled with economic contraction and political turmoil.

Veronica Reeves has more.

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