UN appoints Markus Potzel as deputy representative to Afghanistan
The United Nations on Friday appointed German diplomat Markus Potzel as its new deputy representative to Afghanistan.
For now, Potzel will also be in charge of the UN Afghanistan Mission (UNAMA), the world body’s deputy spokesperson Farhan Haq said.
Potzel was Germany’s ambassador to Kabul from 2014 to 2016.
Friday’s announcement came after Deborah Lyons ended her tenure as the UN’s chief representative in Afghanistan last week.
It is still not clear when the UN will replace its top envoy in the country.The post UN appoints Markus Potzel as deputy representative to Afghanistan first appeared on Ariana News.
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