The European Union has been active in promoting democracy worldwide. It has pledged to continue doing so despite the end of the West’s mission in Afghanistan and the seizing of the country by the Taliban. This article is published by Reuters. Here is an excerpt:
The European Union will continue to advocate democracy and human rights in the world beyond the end of the Western military mission in Afghanistan, European Council President Charles Michel said on Tuesday.
The end of military operations in Afghanistan “is not the end of our commitment to promote rule of law, democracy and rights in the world – on the contrary we must be more determined than ever,” he told a news conference after taking part in a G7 summit on Afghanistan.
“This must be clear to actors who are trying to take advantage of the current situation.”
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