Today, H.E. Foreign Minister Dr. Zalmai Rassoul of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan met with H.E. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations. Â The Foreign Minister was accompanied by Ambassador Zahir Tanin, Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the United Nations and other members of Afghanistanâ€™s official Delegation to the 68th General Assembly. Â Issues discussed included the role of the United Nations, Afghanistanâ€™s upcoming elections, the transition, and reconciliation. Â The Secretary-General emphasized his support for Â an Afghan-led political solution and the importance of credible Afghan led elections.