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The senior United Nations official in Afghanistan, Lakhdar Brahimi, has been holding talks with Iranian leaders in Tehran, praising their efforts to help the Afghan people and saying they have an important role to play in the reconstruction of Afghanistan. Mr Brahimi briefed President Mohammed Khatami on preparations for a grand council or loya jirga which will convene in June to choose a new government for the country. President Khatami said Iran would support any steps being taken in the interest of the Afghan people.
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By empty (4/22/2002 issue of the CACI Analyst)

Police arrested a senior officer of the Tajik border guard on 21 April after finding seven kilograms of heroin during a search of his car. President Rakhmonov ordered in January that all senior border guard officials be screened for professionalism and honesty. (AP).
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By empty (4/19/2002 issue of the CACI Analyst)

Six U.S. fighter planes landed at Bishkek's Manas airport where some 1,800 servicemen of the international coalition are now stationed, RFE/RL's Bishkek bureau reported on 18 April.
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By empty (4/19/2002 issue of the CACI Analyst)

Robert Kocharian on 18 April defended the closure of the popular A1+ independent television station, RFE/RL'S Yerevan bureau reported. A presidential spokesman proposed an end to the recent tension over the issue by recommending that the A1+ channel enter a bid for another frequency, adding that the station "has real chances of returning to the air." The spokesman also defended the closure, arguing that "the commission acted within the boundaries of the law.

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