Marking International Human Rights Day in Kabul on Sunday, President Ashraf Ghani said that the region must understand that there "is no such thing as good and bad terror."
"We will never surrender to terror," Ghani said. "Peace is crucial for each and every one of us. The acts of violence and terror are not acceptable. We condemn all and any kind of torture."
His comments follow the recent spates of attacks on Afghanistan, especially in Kabul, in the recent months, targeting the Afghan security forces, foreigners and civilian facilities.
In a recent attack in Kabul, six Ministry of Defense (MoD) personnel were killed and 14 others were injured in a Taliban suicide attack near Pul-e-Artal locality of Kabul City.
During the speech, Ghani addressed the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC), emphasizing that the government and AIHRC must work together for a solution.
"We respect your independence," addressing the AIHRC. "We should work toward a solution and that in a partnership and cooperation with each other."
Ghani stressed that the national unity government is a symbol of a unified country and that the nation must not presume failure.