UNITED NATIONS, The UN General Assembly, yesterday, decided to defer action on the representatives of Afghanistan and Myanmar, at the most representative organ of the United Nations.
Yesterday’s decision by the General Assembly means that, the current representatives of the two countries will continue to represent their countries, respectively.
The current representative of Afghanistan, Ghulam M. Isaczai, was appointed by the government, before the Taliban takeover in Aug. The current representative of Myanmar, Kyaw Moe Tun, was appointed by the government, before the military takeover in Feb.
The General Assembly yesterday adopted a resolution to approve the report of its Credentials Committee, without a vote.
The Credentials Committee reported that, there were two contending communications, each concerning the representation of Afghanistan and of Myanmar, at the current session of the General Assembly.
“The chair (of the Credentials Committee) proposed that the committee defer its decision on the credentials pertaining to the representatives of Myanmar and on the credentials pertaining to the representatives of Afghanistan to the 76th session of the General Assembly. The proposal was adopted without a vote (by the Credentials Committee),” read the report.
The delay in action is indefinite as no further meetings of the Credentials Committee are scheduled.
The Credentials Committee is made up of the following nine member states: Bahamas, Bhutan, Chile, China, Namibia, Russia, Sierra Leone, Sweden, and the United States. Swedish UN ambassador, Anna Karin Enestrom, serves as chair of the committee.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK