US, Britain condemn Taliban suspension of women from universities

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The United States and Britain on Tuesday condemned an announcement by Afghanistan’s Taliban administration that it was suspending access to universities for female students.

The announcement came as the UN Security Council met in New York on Afghanistan. US and British UN envoys both condemned the move during the council meeting.


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“The Taliban cannot expect to be a legitimate member of the international community until they respect the rights of all Afghans, especially the human rights and fundamental freedom of women and girls," US Deputy UN Ambassaor Robert Wood said.

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