July 02, 2004

Salman Haider may be UN special representative to Iraq
India's foreign secretary is likely to accept the appointment as UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan's Special Representative to Iraq, diplomatic sources told Xinhuanet. Haider, a former ambassador to China and Britain, is on a five-person list for the top UN envoy to Iraq which has been suggested months ago by Annan's secretariat, a diplomat told Xinhua.