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S. Korea vows to join global efforts to improve situation in Afghanistan
Updated: 2021-09-23 14:59:00 KST
At a virtual meeting of the G20 foreign ministers on Afghanistan, the South Korean government pledged Wednesday to take part in global efforts to improve the situation.
Joining the meeting on the sidelines of the General Assembly was South Korea's deputy foreign minister for multilateral affairs, Ham Sang-wook, who expressed concerns about the situation in Kabul and said Seoul will join the international efforts to help the country overcome the crisis.
The participants at the meeting agreed that humanitarian aid should be provided as soon as possible and called for efforts to protect human rights in the country.
The countries also agreed to work together against terrorism.
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