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Afghans celebrate Peace Day


Peace-dayAfghan women, men and children recently observed the 30th anniversary of the UN International Day of Peace. This year’s theme was the “Right of Peoples to Peace.”

At the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) sponsored events, Afghans around the country expressed their aspirations for peace, development and a conflict-free Afghanistan.
“Peace and security are essential foundations for social progress and sustainable development,” said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a statement to mark this year’s Peace Day.
The international community is committed to help Afghans see a stable and peaceful Afghanistan.