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Ambassador Zahir Tanin at the 62nd plenary

Ambassador Tanin at the 62nd plenary meeting of the General Assembly 66th session: The situation in Afghanistan

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon calls President Karzai

November 22, 2011

In a telephone conversation Monday evening, the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon congratulated President Karzai on a successful completion of the Traditional Loya Jirga in Kabul.

The UN Chief also notified and consulted the President on his next choice to replace Ambassador Staffan de Mistura, as the new UN special representative to Afghanistan. Ambassador de Mistura’s mission is coming to an end soon.

Both sides agreed to hold a meeting in the sideline of the upcoming conference in Bonn on Afghanistan.

President Karzai thanked Secretary General for sharing with him his choice for the next UN special representative appointment to Afghanistan and assured the Secretary General of Afghan government’s continued support to the UN.

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