NATO’s new SCR takes up role in Afghanistan at a critical juncture


Stefano Pontecorvo assumed the role of the NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan at a critical juncture for Afghanistan’s future.

The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said “Ambassador Pontecorvo brings a long-standing diplomatic experience, including on Afghanistan and the broad regional context. I look forward to working closely with him at this critical juncture for Afghanistan’s future.”

Working with the NATO-led Resolute Support mission which trains, advises and assists the Afghan security forces and institutions, Ambassador Pontecorvo will advise the NATO Secretary General and the North Atlantic Council on the Alliance’s efforts in Afghanistan and relations with Afghan partners, the alliance said in a statement.

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Source: Khaama Press