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UN envoy

UN envoy

Updated 18 January 2012, 19:40 AEDT

The current head of the UN mission in East Timor, Atul Khare, says he'd like to see a gradual, phased wind-down of the peacekeeping operation in the country, starting early next year.

He says the UN has learnt many lessons from the upheavals of 2006, and other UN aid agencies will have to stay in East Timor for a fairly long time to come.

Presenter: Sarah Everingham

Atul Khare, the United Nations special representative for East Timor

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