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Nashif assumes UN commissioner duties in-interim

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Nada Al-Nashif. (Photo: Twitter)
AMMAN — The UN announced that Jordanian Nada Al-Nashif will temporarily assume the duties of the High Commissioner for Human Rights until a new chief is named, a local media outlet reported.اضافة اعلان

Chilean politician Verónica Michelle Bachelet’s mandate expired on Wednesday, and no successor has yet been named.

Nashif served as a deputy to Bachelet, who assumed office in Jordan in 2018.

UN’s Spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric said that he did not expect an announcement on Bachelet's successor on Wednesday.

Pending an announcement, starting September 1 Nada Youssef Al-Nashif, a deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, will take up the task, he added.

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