Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in reaction to the terrorist act committed by the DAESH/ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

9.03.2017, Tbilisi - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia expresses its deep concern over  the terrorist attack on the national military hospital in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan committed by the DAESH/ISIL on 8 March 2017, killing over 40 people and leaving tens of others  injured.
The Georgian Foreign Ministry maintains that the acts committed by the ISIL amount to a crime against humanity and strictly condemns this yet another act of cruelty.
Georgia supports the efforts of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan aimed at strengthening peace and stability in the country and expresses the hope that the Afghan people will be able to eradicate violent extremism through the joint efforts of the international community
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia conveys its condolences to the government of Afghanistan and the families of those who were killed by terrorists and wishes speedy recovery to those who have been injured in the attack.