WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday named former US official Rina Amiri as a particular envoy for Afghan ladies, ladies and human rights.
Taking to Twitter, Blinken welcomed Rina Amiri again to State Division with hope that over 20 years of experience and specialised data Rina has “will advance our vital work toward a more peaceful, stable, and secure Afghanistan for all.”
Beneath former President Barack Obama, she served as a senior adviser to the US Particular Consultant for Afghanistan and Pakistan.
I welcome Rina Amiri again to @StateDept as Particular Envoy for Afghan Ladies, Women, and Human Rights. Rina brings over 20 years of experience and specialised data that may advance our very important work towards a extra peaceable, steady, and safe Afghanistan for all.
— Secretary Antony Blinken (@SecBlinken) December 29, 2021
In her newest article, Amiri wrote that “there is no moral high ground in policies that lead to the starving of the Afghan people. The Taliban, regional and int. powers must engage in diplomacy, take risks, and make difficult compromises to prevent a catastrophic sit. in Afghanistan.”
The appointment comes greater than 4 months after the Taliban overran the nation as the previous Western-backed authorities collapsed and the final US troops withdrew after 20 years of conflict.