Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Antonio Guterres on Afghanistan: ‘Everything went wrong’ | Talk to Al Jazeera” – below is their description.
Since the creation of the United Nations in 1945, there have been nine UN secretaries-general.
The first one, Trygve Lie, famously described his role as “the most impossible job on earth”. But how does the current UN chief, Antonio Guterres, view his position? And does he think the world is heading in the wrong direction?
In the run-up to the UN’s 76th general assembly, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres talks to Al Jazeera.
Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.
Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.