Statement of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the G20 Special Meeting on Afghanistan
Ottawa, October 12, 2021;
n a short message on Twitter, Ambassador Hassan Soroosh extended his gratitude to the government of Canada "for joining the rest of our international partners in the G20 Extraordinary Leaders' Meeting on Afghanistan today to help prevent a humanitarian catastrophe and preserve the human rights of all citizens including of women & girls in Afghanistan."
Ottawa: October 15, 2021;
We express our deepest condolences to the families of the victims of the cowardly terrorist attack that took place today in Kandahar and wish those injured a speedy recovery.
Ambassador Hassan Soroosh tweeted earlier on this tragedy: “Last week in Kunduz & today in Kandahar! Terrorists continue to target innocent worshippers in Afghanistan. These brutal and cowardly terrorist attacks are clear manifestations of crimes against humanity. Terrorism remains a global threat & requires an effective global response.”
Ottawa: October 22, 2021
Afghan women continue to courageously stand up and protest across the country demanding their basic rights including access to education and the right to work.
راهپیمایی فعالین مدنی امروز در کابل اینها خواستههای واضح دارند؛ بازگشایی مکتبهای دخترانه، بازگشت زنان به کار، و پایان دادن به فقر.
Ottawa-October 25, 2021: Many congratulations on this great victory!
Ambassador Soroosh expressed earlier his "heartiest congratulations to our proud cricket team and to our fellow Afghans around the world on this great victory."
We thank the #BluePower for bringing so much joy to our people during this tragic time.
Ottawa- September 16, 2021
TIME Magazine has recognized Mahbouba Seraj, founder of the Afghan Women’s Network and a passionate woman activist from Afghanistan, as one of the 100 Most Influential People of 2021. Ms. Seraj "has dedicated herself to championing children's health, battling corruption and empowering victims of domestic violence" in Afghanistan. Ms. Seraj decided to remain in Afghanistan and help her fellow country women in this challenging time.
We express our heartful congratulations to Ms. Seraj on this timely recognition and wish her every success in her struggle for women's rights in Afghanistan.
Ottawa- September 15, 2021
Building upon their previous rallies, the Afghan diaspora community in Canada continued their protests in both Ottawa and Vancouver this past weekend to denounce the violation of human rights and spotlight the dire humanitarian situation occurring in Afghanistan. As reports of increasing human rights violations have circulated over the past month, both demonstrations called upon the international partners to pressure the Taliban to respect the human rights and freedoms of every Afghan.
Ambassador Soroosh Expresses his Gratefulness for Canada's New Commitment to Support Vulnerable People in Afghanistan
Ottawa- September 13, 2021
Ambassador Hassan Soroosh expressed his gratefulness to the Government of Canada for announcing the new commitment during the High-level Ministerial Meeting on Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan today in support of the most vulnerable people in Afghanistan amid deteriorating situation and growing concerns over the future of Afghanistan. Ambassador Soroosh also thanked the United Nations for facilitating a unified voice in support of the people of Afghanistan.
Ambassador Soroosh Expresses his Gratitude to the Government of Canada for Reaffirming the Commitment to the Afghan people
Ottawa- September 11, 2021