PRISTINA — Tetsuo Kondo switched from being a diplomat to a United Nations official five years ago to work in countries rebuilding after war or natural disaster.

Now deputy chief of the Kosovo office of the United Nations Development Program, Kondo was with the Foreign Ministry for more than 20 years and was in New York on Sept. 11, 2001.

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