Britain's Afghan envoy resigns: Foreign Office
Britain's special representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan is quitting with immediate effect, London said Wednesday, following a reported clash with NATO and US officials on fighting the Taliban.
Sherard Cowper-Coles temporarily stepped down in June but the Foreign Office had said he would return later this year.
Foreign Secretary William Hague said in a statement released by the Foreign Office: "Sherard has made an invaluable contribution to UK policy towards Afghanistan and Pakistan."
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