IEA response to Ukraine crisis: Resolve the current crisis through dialogue

The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) Foreign Ministry issued a statement Friday calling on Russia and Ukraine to resolve the current crisis through dialogue.

The government said in a statement on Friday that the government was closely monitoring the situation in Ukraine on a neutral basis.

The ministry expressed concern about possible civilian casualties in Ukraine and called on both sides to resolve the current crisis peacefully.

The statement said that the two sides should refrain from taking positions that could escalate the war.