Merkel: 'Aid for Afghanistan must continue'

Speaking after a video conference of leaders from the G20 group of large economies, Merkel also said leaders have demanded United Nations agencies be given full access to provide necessary humanitarian aid to those in need.

Chancellor Merkel further spoke about the US withdrawal from Afghanistan and the end of the mission, adding that from Germany’s perspective, “we would have stayed longer in Afghanistan because the stabilization there was not that far advanced.”

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