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Posted on October 25, 2009 | tags


World: Hamid Karzai not interested in power-sharing Afghan leadership

  • In our view there is no alternative to a second round. This is the only constitutional way to establish a new government.
  • Hamid Karzai’s campaign spokesman, Wahid Omar • Speaking at a press conference about the possibility of a power-sharing government. While Karzai agreed to a runoff, his challenger, Abdullah Abdullah, is just a wee bit concerned about the fact that the Independent Election Commission may not be as “independent” as its name suggests, and in fact may have many members loyal to Karzai. • source