- US President Joe Biden asks Zalmay Khalilzad to remain on as particular envoy to Afghanistan
- Khalilzad requested to proceed his “vital work” says US Secretary of State Antony Blinken
- Khalilzad is a political scientist born in Afghanistan
America has determined to retain Zalmay Khalilzad because the US particular envoy to Afghanistan.
He has been requested to remain in his submit underneath US President Joe Biden.
“We’ve asked him to continue the vital work that he’s performing,” US Secretary of State Antony Blinken instructed his first information convention since taking workplace.
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Khalilzad, a political scientist born in Afghanistan, is a veteran of Republican administrations who served as US ambassador to the United Nations, Iraq and Afghanistan underneath former President George W Bush.
He brokered a cope with Afghanistan’s Taliban.