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Statement by The Chief Executive of The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan H.E. Dr. Abdullah Abdullah  73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly United Nations, New York  September 26, 2018 Check against delivery بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْمِ Madame President, Excellencies heads-of-state and governments, Ladies and gentlemen, Allow me to start by extending my congratulations to you Madame President and wishing the 73rd UNGA presidency much success. Let me also assure you that working with UN member states and the UN family, we look forward to advancing the seven priorities set in the UNGA73 agenda. From this podium, I would like to provide…

Statement by H.E. Dr. Abdullah Abdullah Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan UNITED NATIONS New York – 24 September 2018 Excellencies, Civil society representatives, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a distinct honor for me and the Afghan delegation to attend the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit today at the outset of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly. We are gathered here today to honor the centenary of the birth of the late Nelson Mandela, one of the world’s most impressive and dedicated defenders and symbols of freedom, liberty and human rights. However, this Summit goes beyond…

The Security Council notes the conclusion of the voter registration process in Afghanistan on July 18, which according to preliminary data of the Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan saw more than 8.9 million Afghans register, including more than 3 million women, in order to exercise their democratic right to vote at the upcoming parliamentary and district council elections on 20 October 2018 and in the 2019 presidential elections. The Security Council recalls that the Afghan Government, political leaders, and the Independent Electoral Commission and Electoral Complaints Commission carry the primary responsibility to create the necessary conditions for credible elections to…

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