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The situation in Afghanistan - Security Council, 8426th meeting
17 Dec 2018 -  Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security (S/2018/1092)
The agenda was adopted without objection.
The President invited the representatives of Afghanistan, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, India, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Italy, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey and Uzbekistan to participate in the meeting in accordance with rule 37 of the Council’s provisional rules of procedure.
The President invited the following individuals to participate in the meeting in accordance with rule 39 of the Council’s provisional rules of procedure: Mr. Tadamichi Yamamoto, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan; Mr. Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime; and Ms. Ghizaal Haress, Independent Commission for Overseeing the Implementation of the Constitution.
The President invited Mr. Serge Christiane, Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, to participate in the meeting in accordance with rule 39 of the Council’s provisional rules of procedure.
The Council began its consideration of the item and heard briefings by Mr. Yamamoto, Mr. Fedotov (via video-teleconference from Vienna), Ambassador Kairat Umarov, Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan, in his capacity as the Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1988 (2011) and Ms. Haress.
The Council heard a statement by the representative of Afghanistan.
Statements were made by the representatives of the Netherlands, Kazakhstan, the United States, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Kuwait, Poland, France, Equatorial Guinea, the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Ethiopia, Peru, the Russian Federation, China and by the President, speaking in his capacity as the representative of Côte d’Ivoire.
The Council heard statements by the representatives of Pakistan, Canada, Germany, Italy, Tajikistan, Japan, Turkey, Australia, Uzbekistan and India.
The Council heard a statement by Mr. Christiane (speaking on behalf of the European Union and its 28 Member States; the Candidate countries Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania; as well as Georgia, aligned themselves with the statement).
The Council heard statements by the representatives of Belgium, Kyrgyzstan and the Islamic Republic of Iran.