Climate – arid to semiarid; cold winters and hot summers
Terrain – mostly rugged mountains; plains in north and southwest
Food production – wheat, fruit, nuts, mutton
A Historical Perspective
UNAMA was established on 28 March 2002 by UN Security Council Resolution 1401 following the Bonn Agreement of December 2001. More
I am deeply saddened to hear that women and children have once again suffered so terribly from the conflict. This is unacceptable. All parties must live up to their obligations to take all feasible measures to protect civilians.
Tadamichi Yamamoto, Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan, in remarks following airstrikes in Herat and Logar, 31 Aug '17
UN chief: 'peace is the solution' to Afghan crisis