Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan Killing of Ashraf Ramadan

UNAMA,Kabul – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan has learned with great concern of the killing this afternoon of Ashraf Ramazan, a candidate in the Wolesi Jirga election for the province of Balkh.

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns the murder and calls upon the Afghan authorities to carry out a thorough investigation and swiftly bring the perpetrators to justice.