New US envoys to Mideast, Afghanistan and Pakistan announced

January 23rd, 2009 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS  

Washington, Jan 23 (Xinhua) New US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday announced the country’s new envoys to Middle East, and Afghanistan and Pakistan.Richard Holbrook, the former US Ambassador to UN, was named as special envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan while former Senator George Mitchell was appointed special envoy to the Middle East.

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