Geneva: China`s envoy informed the U.N. Human Rights Council on Tuesday (August 24) that the U.S. Military and the militaries of its coalition companions needs to be held accountable for rights violations allegedly dedicated in Afghanistan.
Throughout a session on experiences of Taliban abuses, Chinese language Ambassador Chen Xu gave no particulars of the alleged violations within the almost 20 years since U.S. troops entered Afghanistan to battle the Islamist militant Taliban after the Sept. 11 assaults.
Nonetheless, Amnesty Worldwide has beforehand stated that 1000’s of Afghans have been killed or injured by U.S. forces of which few have been delivered to justice. The U.S. Division of Protection on the time defended its efforts to keep away from casualties.
The Chinese language envoy informed the Human Rights Council: “The US, UK, Australia and different international locations have to be held accountable for the violation of human rights dedicated by their navy in Afghanistan and the evolution of this present session ought to cowl this difficulty.”
“Underneath the banner of democracy and human rights the U.S. and different international locations perform navy interventions in different sovereign states and impose their very own mannequin on international locations with vastly totally different historical past and tradition,” Chen stated, including that this had inflicted “nice struggling”.
China, which has not fought in Afghanistan, is seen to be holding out an olive department to the Taliban and the latter has additionally stated that Beijing can contribute to its financial improvement. In contrast to the US, its NATO coalition companions, and Russia, China could also be because it has not despatched troops there prior to now.
“We are going to proceed creating an excellent neighbourly, pleasant and cooperative relationship with Afghanistan and proceed our constructive function in its means of peace and reconstruction,” Chen added in his speech.
(With company inputs)