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U.S. casts doubt on Afghan president's re-election win

U.S. casts doubt on Afghan president's re-election win

8 Hour Reuters Reuters

The United States wants to validate that Afghanistan's September presidential vote was free and fair and the results accurate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday, casting doubt on Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's re-election win.

U.S. wants Afghan president to postpone planned inauguration

U.S. wants Afghan president to postpone planned inauguration

11 Hour Reuters Reuters

The United States wants Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to defer his second-term inauguration over concerns it could inflame an election feud with his political rival and jeopardize U.S.-led peacemaking efforts, two sources familiar with the matter said on Monday.