Statement by SRSG Lakhdar Brahimi

In the name of Allah, the compassionate and the merciful. Mr. Chairman, Your Majesty Mohammed Zither Shah Your Excellency Chairman Hamid Karzai Distinguished Members of the Loyal Jirga Distinguished Guests Ladies and Gentlemen On behalf of the Secretary-General and my colleagues at UNAMA, I would like to congratulate the people of Afghanistan on the opening …

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

UNAMA strongly condemns this morning’s suicide attack in Khogiani district of Nangarhar province whose principal victims were reportedly civilians.  We share the outrage of all Afghans at such indiscriminate targeting of innocent people. Our condolences go to the families and communities of those killed or injured.  We also note that the circumstances of this attack …

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Statement Attributable to the Spokesman of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan

We Very much welcome the decision of the Security Council to expand the mandate of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF). We note that Afghans Will be disappointed if the deployment does not take place early enough and widely enough to respond to the aspirations of the Afghan people and the security requirements of the country. Now that the Security …

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