In this file photo shows Afghan security forces at the site of a blast in Kabul. Reuters
The United Arab Emirates has condemned two terror attacks in Afghanistan that resulted in the killing and wounding of numerous individuals.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) expressed its utter denunciation of the Taliban-claimed attacks, which included the targeting of an electoral rally of President Ashraf Ghani in Parwan Province and the bombing of an army base in Kabul.
The UAE reiterated its support for the Government of Afghanistan in its efforts to confront terrorism, underlining that all states must take a firm stance against violence and extremism.
The Ministry also extended its condolences to the families of those affected and wished a speedy recovery to those injured in the attacks.
Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai also defended the Taliban's role in recent bloodshed across the country after US President Donald Trump cited an attack that killed an American soldier as his reason for calling off negotiations earlier this month.
Thursday's massive explosion destroyed part of the hospital in Qalat, the capital of southern Zabul province, and left a fleet of ambulances broken and battered.
President Ashraf Ghani's comments came as Afghanistan mourns at least 63 people, including children, killed in the Kabul bombing at a wedding hall late on Saturday.
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A plane crashed in eastern Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Monday, officials said, but it was not immediately clear how many people were on board, or if it was a passenger or military jet.
Hosted in partnership with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) and its partners in the UAE, the day will reaffirm education as a fundamental human right and celebrate the multiple ways in which education can preserve the planet, build shared prosperity and foster peace.