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Tadamichi Yamamoto

UN welcomes temporary ceasefire announcement by Afghan government; urges Taliban to reciprocate

Ceasfire follows the Afghan Government's call for unconditional peace talks with the Taliban

Jun 08, 2018, 10:27 AM IST

Afghanistan civilian deaths hit new high: United Nations

Deaths in the capital Kabul accounted for nearly 20 per cent of the toll, according to the report by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), which has been documenting civilian casualties in the war-torn country since 2009.

Jul 17, 2017, 15:02 PM IST

UN special envoy Tadamichi Yamamoto in Pakistan to reduce tension with Afghanistan

A special UN envoy for Afghanistan today met a top aide of Pakistan Prime Minister and discussed ways to reduce the tension between the two neighbours after Islamabad blamed Afghan-based militants for a series of deadly attacks in the country.

Feb 20, 2017, 19:39 PM IST