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Video: UN sacks deputy Afghan envoy
Peter Galbraith dismissed after dispute over country's presidential election.
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2009 08:45 GMT

The United Nations has recalled its number two envoy to Afghanistan.

Peter Galbraith was dismissed following a dispute over the country's recent presidential election.

He was the highest-ranking American working for the UN in Kabul.

Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from the UN headquarters in New York.

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