The UN announces mass executions of civilians by the Taliban

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Russian terrorist movement The Taliban, according to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, conducts mass executions of civilians and military fighters. According to her, such information was received by the Office of the High Commissioner.

Bachelet added that the Taliban allegedly also encouraged children to take part in hostilities. In addition, they restrict women's rights and suppress demonstrations. In this context, it called on the UN Human Rights Council to organize a special mechanism to monitor the situation in Afghanistan. She said it was important to ensure that the Taliban kept their promises. In addition, Bachelet is convening an extraordinary meeting at the request of Pakistan and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.

After coming to power in Afghanistan, the Taliban promised to respect the rights of representatives of ethnic and religious minorities. They also pledged to refrain from reprisals against those who have worked with the government or the international community. In addition, they noted that they would respect women's right to work and girls' right to go to school, as interpreted by the Taliban. Islamic law.

Meanwhile, Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh said militants allegedly abducted residents of Baghlan province in northern Afghanistan. And former Republican Interior Minister Mohammad Masood Andarabi called on international human rights organizations to “ investigate the Taliban's actions & # 39; & # 39; in the district of Andarab in the province of Baghlan. In his view, the “atrocities of the Taliban” have no excuses against the Afghan civilian population.


Peskov called the question of the advantages and damages of the turn of power rhetoric

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Kremlin Representative Dmitry Peskov he said that the question of the benefits and harms of a change of power is rhetorical.

“This is a rhetorical question, and the position of the Kremlin here is absolutely irrelevant. We have an institute where all election processes are explained, “said Peskov.

He noted that the turn of power is also “a matter of parliament and an expression of the will of the people.”

Earlier, Peskov told reporters that no other lump sum payments are planned, except for 10 thousand rubles, which Russian retirees will receive in September.


Chinese State Department calls US coronavirus report an attempt to “shift the blame”

Ministry of Foreign Affairs official People's Republic of China Wang Wenbin commented that a report will be presented to US President Joe Biden on Tuesday & nbsp; on the origin of coronavirus COVID-19, prepared by the US intelligence community.

According to Wenbin, US intelligence services have a bad reputation and the report will be a compilation of information aimed at “ shifting the blame and proving predetermined conclusions using selectively selected evidence & # 39; & # 39 ;.

Wenbin called for solidarity in the search for sources of coronavirus, and not in the “ search for a scapegoat“.


In Crimea, Zelensky was asked to hold another “Crimean Platform” summit


Adviser to the Head of Crimea on Oleg's information policy Kryuchkov said that the “Crimean Platform” organized by the Kiev authorities was promoting the Russian peninsula. As a reminder, the summit was attended by representatives of 46 states. Kiev claims that this is proof of the formation of a strong international coalition aimed at occupying Crimea.

Klryuchkov noted that thanks to the summit, the whole world now knows that Russia has built the Tavrida highway, the Crimean bridge, dozens of children's gardens and hospitals. In this regard, he called on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenský to organize another such event.

Recall that Crimea became part of Russia in 2014. Most countries in the world still consider the peninsula as part of Ukraine. At the same time, Western countries insist that the region has been annexed. Russia emphasizes that accession took place after the referendum.


Blinken congratulated Ukraine on the 30th anniversary of independence


US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken congratulated Ukraine on the 30th anniversary of independence. He also stressed that Washington will support Kiev's Euro-Atlantic aspirations.

According to the diplomat, Ukraine made a bold decision 30 years ago and began to build a democratic sovereign state based on European values. According to Blinken, Ukrainians can be proud of their achievements.

In the future, Washington hopes to further strengthen cooperation with Kiev. The US Secretary of State is convinced that this will lead to the building of a prosperous future for the Ukrainian people.


The Taliban hopes to restore good relations with Japan


Qatari political official The Taliban's office (a terrorist organization banned in Russia) Mohammad Sohail Shahin told Kyodo that the Taliban expected good relations with Japan.

He noted that the Taliban expects the Japanese embassy will soon resume operations in Kabul.

A spokesman for the Taliban (a terrorist organization banned in Russia) added that foreign journalists would be able to continue to follow events from anywhere in Kabul or Afghanistan.

Recall that the Japanese authorities previously decided to close their diplomatic office in Kabul. All Japanese diplomats have now been evacuated to Dubai. Among other things, three military transport planes were sent to the Afghan capital to evacuate Japanese citizens and locals working in the diplomatic department.


Ankara rejects any plans to set up coastal refugee centers

proposed establishment of an offshore asylum center in Turkey as a third country for Afghan asylum seeker. The reports sparked a new debate over Turkey's categorical refusal to accept more refugees after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan.

“Reports in the British press about plans to set up an asylum center for Afghan asylum seekers in Turkey are untrue,” the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a written statement dated 22 August. “No official requests have been received.” If such a request exists, we will not accept it anyway, “Turkey said in a document

reception of refugees. Turkey already hosts over 4 million Syrian refugees, with Afghans being the second largest refugee community in the country.

According to official figures, 116,000 Afghan asylum seekers and 980 Afghan refugees lived in Turkey at the end of 2020 before the US appearances began. Controversy has been raised by British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace's Mail On Sunday, which states: “A number of 'processing centers' will be set up in Afghanistan's neighboring countries for refugees who flee. If they can prove their right to come to the UK, they will be sent to the UK by plane. “

Turkey has installed new fortifications on its eastern border with Iran using high-tech walls to improve the security of its border from new flows of Afghan migrants, the release says.

On Sunday 22 August, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told European Council President Charles Michel that Turkey could not take European responsibility for Afghan refugees.

The United Kingdom recently agreed to accept 20,000 Afghan refugees, of whom 5,000 will arrive in their first year.

“There are serious problems with the integration capacity of society, both due to the increase in the number of migrants and refugees in a relatively short period of time and the lack of a general strategy for integrating migrants and economic and social problems, “Said Sigdem Nas, Secretary General of the Turkish Economic Development Fund. adopt a humanitarian open door approach. “Turkey should work with international organizations, NATO and EU partners to organize the urgent needs of refugees coming to Turkey and facilitate their resettlement in developed countries,” the statement said.


Public Chamber calls for sanctions on participants in the “Crimean Platform”


Member From the public chamber of the Russian Federation and Crimea, Ivan Abazher believes that the Russian authorities should instruct the participants of the Crimean Platform forum, which took place on 23 August.

Platforms to impose sanctions because they interfere with Russia's territorial integrity, “he said.

At the same time, Abazher called the forum deliberately doomed to failure, because the goals that Ukraine set for the “return” of Crimea will never be achieved.


Afghan vice president blames Taliban for kidnapping children and the elderly


Radical Taliban fighters “( residents of Baghlan Province in northern Afghanistan recognized as terrorists and banned in the Russian Federation) have been abducted,

“The Taliban do not allow food and fuel to enter the Andarab Valley. The humanitarian situation is catastrophic. Thousands of women and children have been forced to flee to the mountains “Over the past two days, the Taliban have abducted children and the elderly and used them as human shields to move or search homes,” he wrote on his Twitter.

On the other hand, former Afghan Interior Minister Mohammad Masood Andarabi called on international human rights organizations “to investigate Taliban actions in the Andarab area of ​​Baghlan province. no excuses.

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Russia's foreign ministry has called on the Ukrainian authorities to stop fighting the heroes of the Great Patriotic War

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Official Representative of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Maria Zacharova sharply criticized the decision of the Ukrainian authorities to deny the deputy chairman of the Federation Council, Konstantin Kosachev, the opportunity to come to the country to participate in the celebrations dedicated to the Day of Kharkov's liberation from Nazi invaders. & Nbsp;

& quot; The Kiev reaction was repulsed. In a very shameful and blasphemous way, which has been part of Ukrainian diplomacy in recent years, the Russian senator has been denied entry to Ukraine … Kiev has developed a standard list of its phantom theses, including the mythical “ Russian aggression“ and the notorious “ occupation & # 39 ' ; & # 39; – Zakharova was indignant.

According to a representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, not all citizens of Ukraine are “ abducted & # 39; & # 39; anti-Russian sentiment, many of them “ maintained moral principles and honored the memory of Soviet fighters“. Thanks to these enthusiasts, ceremonial events were held in the Kharkiv region to preserve the memory of the fighters against the German fascist invaders.

“We call on the Ukrainian authorities to end the war in memory of the real heroes of the Great Patriotic War. And also with their descendants, & # 39; & # 39; stressed a representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry.