At the outset, allow me to thank the delegation of Germany for facilitating the negotiations of the resolution on the situation in Afghanistan as we look forward to its adoption.
Lithuania aligns itself with the statement delivered by the EU.
The first year of the Transformation Decade in Afghanistan has been marked by continuous efforts by the leadership to put forward substantial reforms. However, a number of major challenges to the National Unity Government remain. This reminds us all that Afghanistan continues to need close attention and strong support of the international community.