Polish diplomat chosen as new UN envoy to Lebanon

Poland’s ambassador to the UN has been chosen to be the new envoy for Lebanon, diplomatic sources told AFP on Monday. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres “has informed the Security Council of his intention to appoint Joanna Wronecka… as UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon, and the Council has given its ‘consent,'” one diplomat said, speaking anonymously. There was no objection from the Security Council, and a green light for the nomination was given late last week, other diplomats told AFP. The formal appointment will be announced soon. Wronecka will succeed Slovakia’s Jan Kubis, who recent…

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