Oct 17, 2001, 12:01 AM
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Afghanistan in role .N.U on talks initial holds Council Security Tuesday on Council Security the of Members -- IRNA 17, Oct Tehran, Secretary Nations United with consultations closed in York New in met Brahimi Lakhdar Afghanistan, for envoy top his and Annan Kofi General .country the in role potential 's.N.U on discussions initial begin to and political humanitarian, on views of exchange an was There" about discussion preliminary a and Afghanistan in situation military the of President "Nations, United the of role possible future the following press the told Ireland of Ryan Richard Ambassador Council special general's secretary the with meeting Council's the and Vendrell Francesco Representative Personal Brahimi, representative .officials other the for support their strongly reiterated members Council" political, .N.U oversee will who Brahimi, .Mr of appointment the of aspects rehabilitation course, due in and, humanitarian soon would council the that adding president, the said "situation, .deputy his and Representative Special the with meetings further hold threatening stop should Taliban the that demanded members Council" aid obstructing cease and workers, aid of security and safety the .Ryan Ambassador said "people, Afghan the for destined alleviation the to contribute to Taliban the on called also They comprising population Afghan the of part large very the by hardship of .children and girls women, Council situation, humanitarian the about concerned Gravely emergency .N.U the to contribute to states member urged members while said, Ryan Ambassador Afghanistan, for appeals humanitarian .N.U the with cooperation their intensify to states neighboring asking the that stressed members The .crisis refugee the to respond to host of needs the to financially respond must community international .countries the in workers humanitarian of efforts the commended Members" and safety the ensuring of importance the reiterated and region, .said he "times, all at workers such of security .N.U with cooperate to states all for need the stressed They" agencies humanitarian for conditions the create help to and agencies ".effectively operate to previously who Brahimi, .Mr that time first the marked meeting The briefed 1990s, late the during Afghanistan to envoy .N.U a as served charge take to month this earlier reappointed being since Council the .there work political and humanitarian overall 's.N.U the of activities peacemaking manage will Brahimi .Mr tasks, other Among to view a with concerned, others and parties warring the involving broad-based and multi-ethnic representative, fully a facilitating .said he government, SS/AH End