'Accelerate a political Settlement' Zalmay Khalilzad tweets after a horrendous attack on Kabul Universitytext_fields
Zalmay Khalilzad, the US special representative to Afghanistan, condemned the terrible attack on Kabul University. Earlier on Monday, because of the Long -hour's siege of two gunmen in the university campus has left at least 22 killed and 22 wounded. Later on the night, the Media arm of ISIS had taken the responsibility of attack that took place on 11 am-The Washington Post reported.
The terrorist perpetrators are not just against education but are pro-ignorance -Zalmay Khalilzad tweeted on Tuesday. Their intention is to "breed chaos, instability, terror and poverty"- he added.
The terrible attack in Kabul University is amid the ongoing intra-Afghan peace negotiations which began on the second week of September in Doha, Qatar. The meeting was delayed because of the tensions between Afghan and Taliban.
Zalmay Khalilzad also wrote in Twitter that "the barbaric attack is not an opportunity for the government and Taliban to score points against each other. There is a common enemy here". He also insisted that to thwart terrorist attacks we have to "unite for peace, find a path to cease fire and speed up a political settlement.
Early on Monday, Dr.Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of High Council for National Reconciliation of Afghanistan, had strongly expressed his anger on the terrorist attack at Kabul university. Along that, "targeting educational institutions is a heinous attack"- he tweeted.
Due to the horrible attack, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has called for a national day of mourning on Tuesday.