KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan president Asharf Ghani accepted the resignation Saturday of the country’s National Security Adviser, Mohammed Haneef Atmar, and replaced him with Afghan Ambassador to the U.S. Hamdullah Mohib, according to government officials.
A statement from the presidential palace said Atmar’s resignation has been accepted and that Mohib has been appointed as the new National Security adviser.
Haroon Chakhansuri, Ghani’s spokesman, also confirmed Mohib’s new appointment. Mohib also currently serves as the non-resident ambassador to Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Argentina and Columbia.
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