UN Security Council stresses importance of credible elections in Afghanistan – Xinhuanet

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) — The UN Security Council on Friday stressed the importance of credible elections amid concern over the lack of security in the country.

In a presidential statement, the council underscored the importance of continued progress on electoral reform and toward the holding of credible and inclusive parliamentary elections in 2018 and presidential elections in 2019.

It commended the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan and the UN development Programme for their support in this area and encouraged them to intensify their support to the Afghan electoral… Read More on Xinhuanet