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The End of Year Survey 2014 found that most Afghans support the use of sanctions by the UN in response to specified actions. Sixty-seven percent say that they would support UN sanctions on a country for carrying out an unprovoked military attack on another, while 32% say they would oppose such sanctions.

More than three-fifths of respondents also voiced support for sanctions in cases where a violated treaties on environmental protection (64%), refused arms inspections or violated the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (64%), engaged in genocide or systematic killing (62%), or provided financial support to terrorist groups (62%), or Support for sanctions was weakest in cases where a country removed a democratically elected government (53% “support” or “strongly support”).