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Wednesday 20 October 2021
 Kabul Local Time
28 Mizan 1400, 11:23 PM

The International Union of Muslim Scholars declares war in Afghanistan Illegitimate

KABUL – As violence escalates following the start of peace talks between the government and the Taliban in Qatar, the The International Union of Muslim Scholars have issued a press statement strongly condemning the targeted killings of Ulema, human rights defenders, and thinkers across Afghanistan. Attacking civilians and shedding innocent people's blood is against the teachings of all heavenly religions and universal law.

The International Union of Muslim Scholars in Qatar has called on all religious scholars of the Islamic world to condemn the continuation of war and bloodshed and to work on the ceasefire, end war in Afghanistan in the light of the provisions of the Book of God Almighty and the Prophetic tradition, and given the principles and foundations of Islamic law.

While welcoming the International Union of Muslim Scholars' announcement in Qatar, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls on the peace-loving and freedom-loving nations of the international community to continue their peaceful support by condemning the violence and killing of innocent people in Afghanistan.

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