UN, Afghan Taliban dialogue to reduce civilian casualties

December 21, 2014 9:03 AM

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UN, Afghan Taliban dialogue to reduce civilian casualties

United Nations- The top UN official in Afghanistan said, the world body has been in touch with the Taliban in an effort to reduce civilian casualties and to make them aware of their obligations under international human rights laws.

"We think it is really important to engage all parties to the conflict on the question of civilian casualties," Nicholas Haysom, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), said at a news conference . "We have more recentl...

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