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Abdullah meets Ghani in his residence to discuss election, political settlement

By Ghanizada - Fri Jul 18 2014, 2:59 pm

abdullah meets ghaniDr. Abdullah Abdullah met with Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai in his residence on Friday to discuss the election and the agreement the two contenders had reached to form a national unity government.

The electoral team of Dr. Abdullah said the two presidential contenders met for the second time to discuss the vote counting process and political settlement.

The two contenders agreed on transparency of the election process and presence of their representatives in the Secretariat of the Independent Election Commission.

Abdullah and Ghani emphasized to abide by the result of the extensive vote audit, the electoral team of Abdullah said, adding that the meeting was organized in a friendly environment.

On political side, the two contenders agreed to consider the agreements of the two sides while forming the framework of the political agreement.

The first round of talks between the two contenders was organized earlier this week in Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai’s residence.

The agreement to form a national unity government was reached following US Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to Kabul.

The visit by Kerry to Afghanistan last week, came amid concerns that the disputed runoff presidential election could endanger the stability of the country.

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