Delegate Name: Noah Mowrey
Situation in Afgan
For decades Afghanistan has been a playground for terrorist organizations, like Al Quaeda, the Taliban, and the Bolsheviks Markist party. In recent years members of NATO have been stationed in Afghanistan trying to complete (REM), “ The NATO-led mission Resolute Support Mission (RSM) in Afghanistan was launched on 1 January 2015, following the completion of the mission of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF). Its aim was to provide further training, advice and assistance for the Afghan security forces and institutions. In April 2021, the Allies decided to start the withdrawal of RSM forces by 1 May 2021 and the mission was terminated early September 2021”(Nato).
Kenya’s tea exports have kept steady with the Afghanistan even through the recent taliban take over of the government according to CGTN. Thus showing that Kenya is trying to keep some type of connection with Afganistan.
Kenya, Niger, Tunisa, Saint Vincent, and the Grenadalines, belive that “Niger’s delegate, speaking also on behalf of Kenya, Tunisia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, said the two sides must respect a ceasefire and give the Doha talks a better chance of success. Meanwhile, the Council must prioritize incentives and red lines that will compel the Taliban to stop using terrorism for political ends. He warned that a return to chaos in the country would signal to terrorists that they can gain legitimacy and power through force.”(United Nations). Thus Kenya would like to move forward to a peaceful diplomatic resolution.
“As Taliban Offensive Escalates, Afghanistan at Dangerous Turning Point, Special Representative Warns Security Council amid Calls for Ceasefire, Aid Access | Meetings Coverage and Press Releases.” United Nations, United Nations, www.un.org/press/en/2021/sc14596.doc.htm.
“Kenyan Tea Exports to Afghanistan Not Disrupted by Taliban Takeover.” 404, newsaf.cgtn.com/news/2021-09-12/Kenyan-tea-exports-to-Afghanistan-not-disrupted-by-Taliban-takeover-13tNHxnNU2s/index.html.
Nato. “Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan (2015-2021).” NATO, 14 Apr. 2021, www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/topics_113694.htm.