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 Misturaâ€™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 governmentâ€™s continued support to the UN.
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