UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon held a meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Kabul. During the meeting the sides discussed the UN role in ensuring peace and security in Afghanistan and held talks on the organization's representatives died in Kabul few days ago, the official website of the Afghan presidential administration reported.
At the meeting, Ban Ki-moon demanded from the Afghan government to take serious measures to ensure the safety of the UN staff working in Afghanistan.
Moreover, the sides mulled issues on the second round of presidential elections in Afghanistan and UN assistance to the population in this sphere.
The UN Secretary-General paid a visit to Afghanistan on Nov. 2. Presidential candidate, Abdullah Abdullah has refused to participate in the presidential elections in the run up to the second round of elections in connection with the fact that Karzai disregarded the conditions, which he put.
On Nov. 2, the Central Election Commission of Afghanistan declared that current head of state Hamid Karzai won the presidential election.