UNSMA

AcronymDefinition
UNSMAUnited Nations Special Mission in Afghanistan
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From the start, Brahimi built on his earlier involvement in UNSMA and the Rome process and leveraged skillfully his personal relations and knowledge of key Afghan personalities.
After leading UNSMA (2000-2001) and playing a central role in drafting the Bonn Agreement, Vendrell assumed, in July 2002, the position of EU representative to Afghanistan.
Takahashi, who is well-versed on Afghan affairs and speaks Dari, one of the local languages, is scheduled to be assigned as chief of the administrative section of the UNSMA from Thursday until July 31, the ministry said.
Takahashi, one of Japan's most knowledgeable diplomats on Afghan affairs, worked at the UNSMA from 1996 to 1998 after serving as assistant director of the Japanese Foreign Ministry's then Second Middle East Division.
The UNSMA withdrew from offices in Afghanistan after the attacks.
It quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Maulvi Abdul Rehman Zahid as saying Taliban has informed the United Nations that its UNSMA offices in all Afghan cities except Kabul would be closed.
Earlier, Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) had reported that Taliban's Foreign Ministry has informed the UNSMA that its office would be closed in retaliation for the U.S.
Afghanistan's Taliban ambassador to in Islamabad, Mullah Abdul Salam Zaeef, announced Wednesday the office of United Nations Special Mission for Afghanistan (UNSMA) would be closed down in Kabul with the coming into effect of U.N.
Special Mission for Afghanistan (UNSMA), according to the spokesman.
Special Mission for Afghanistan (UNSMA), told reporters it was not accurate to say a breakthrough had been achieved, but nor was it true there had been no breakthrough at all.