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Slovak diplomat named UN special envoy for Afghanistan

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon named Slovak diplomat Ján Kubiš his next special envoy for Afghanistan and the head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on November 23, the SITA newswire wrote.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon named Slovak diplomat Ján Kubiš his next special envoy for Afghanistan and the head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on November 23, the SITA newswire wrote.

The former Slovak Foreign Affairs Minister will replace Staffan de Mistura of Sweden who has been at the helm of UNAMA since 2010.

Kubiš presently heads the UN Economic Commission for Europe and served in many major posts in the past such as OSCE secretary general. He will take his new post in January 2012.

Source: SITA

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