According to United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, UNAMA is relocating its international staff to put in place additional arrangements and measures to make sure that the office can continue to operate in safety.

United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan following a press release on Monday said, the decision was taken Following an attack on its office in Kunduz province.

The source further added, this temporary relocation takes place inside Afghanistan and will be for a limited period of time.

The UNAMA office in Kunduz will continue to deliver the critical programmes in the region for the people who need them the most.

UNAMA wants to reiterate that the organization is standing by the people of Afghanistan and will continue to stand as long as the people of Afghanistan want them.

Thousands of Afghans protested in various provinces and cities of Afghanistan after reports regarding the disposal and burning of Holy Quran was broadcasted, with the angry protesters attacking NATO bases and governmental and non-governmental organizations.

France, Germany, United Kingdom and United States also announced to recall its advisers from Afghan ministries following unrest due Quran buning demonstrations across the country.

The decision was taken after an Afghan police officer shot dead two US military advisers inside the Afghan Interior Ministry complex.

Taliban militants group following a statement claimed responsibility behind the incident and said the attack was carried out to retaliate the burning of Holy Quran in Bagram air base.

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  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.