20 Oct 2009 - NEW YORK - I warmly welcome the statement today by H.E. President Hamid Karzai concerning the presidential elections in Afghanistan. He has made it clear that the constitutional process must be fully respected. This process is about the future of Afghanistan and the participation of the Afghan people in their future.
20 Oct 2009 - 19 October 2009 - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Afghan President Hamid Karzai today discussed the latest developments concerning the recent elections, as the United Nations-backed panel investigating claims of fraud submitted its findings to the country’s top electoral authority.
20 Oct 2009 - KABUL - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has praised a humanitarian organization committed to eradicating landmines worldwide for its efforts to turn minefields into agricultural land in Afghanistan.
“Each mine cleared, each square metre rendered free of unexploded ordnance, helps to build a foundation for development and peace,” Mr. Ban told a gathering on Sunday at the annual Roots of Peace Harvest of Hope event in Connecticut, United States.
09 Oct 2009 - 8 October 2009 - The Secretary-General strongly condemns the senseless attack that took place in Kabul today, in the vicinity of the Indian Embassy and the Afghan Ministry of the Interior, which reportedly killed 17 individuals and injured 80 more. The Secretary-General offers his deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of those killed and his best wishes for a swift recovery to those that were injured.
08 Oct 2009 - KABUL - Over the past days, the United Nations and I have endured repeated attacks in the media. The accusations range from being partial in this election process to ordering my staff to conceal fraud by allegedly asking them to suppress reports.
08 Oct 2009 - 8 October 2009 - I strongly condemn the suicide attack near the Indian Embassy in Kabul this morning, which is the fifth such explosion in the capital since August. I express my sincere condolences to the families of the victims.
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27 Sep 2009 - 25 September 2009 - As Afghanistan and its international partners continue to await the final results of last month’s elections, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stressed the importance of ensuring that the outcome reflects the will of the people.
22 Sep 2009 - 2 September 2009 - I am appalled to have learned of today’s suicide bomb attack at Metherlam Mosque in Laghman province which resulted in the death of Afghanistan’s deputy chief of intelligence along with several other Government officials and injuries to many other civilians. دری و پشتو
22 Sep 2009 - KABUL - I am greatly saddened by today’s news of the death of Sultan Munadi, killed during a rescue operation to free him and New York Times journalist Stephen Farrell from Taliban captivity. دری و پشتو
22 Sep 2009 - KABUL - This week is expected to see the end of the tallying process conducted by the Independent Election Commission (IEC). Over the next days, the election will then move to the next stage – the adjudication of complaints by the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC). دری و پشتو
22 Sep 2009 - 21 September 2009 - I welcome today’s joint announcement by the Independent Election Commission and the Electoral Complaints Commission concerning the agreement reached on modalities for resolving issues remaining before final certification of the results of the 20 August presidential elections can take place. دری
22 Sep 2009 - 21 September 2009 - Welcoming today's announcement on an agreement to resolve issues before certifying the presidential elections results in Afghanistan, the top United Nations envoy to the country stressed that the South Asian nation's people must be informed of the poll's outcome as soon as possible.