Foreign Secretary statement ahead of Afghanistan election
The UK is urging all groups in Afghanistan to work together for a credible and transparent election, to follow due process, and respect the rule of law and the independence of the electoral authorities.
The Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said:
The UK strongly supports Afghanistan’s democratic process and urges all groups to follow due process for a credible and transparent election.
I hope that we see a peaceful election and I urge all parties to stop violence against civilians.
Everyone must be able to exercise the right to participate in the process free from intimidation.
Published 27 September 2019