Kerry Urges Patience in Afghanistan

U.s. Secretary of State John Kerry says both Afghan presidential competitors have consented to a full review of the race tallies and guaranteed to submit to the results.

Talking late Saturday at a question and answer session with spillover applicants Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani, Kerry said “each and every tally” cast the nation over will be inspected in Kabul beginning in 24 hours. ISAF security strengths will securely transport the polls from the nation over for worldwide screens proposed by the United Nations to review them.

Kerry said the procedure will take various weeks. He likewise said friendly President Hamid Karzai has consented to defer the presidential initiation date to oblige the review.

Both competitors say they concur the victor will serve as president and quickly structure a national solidarity government. Ashraf Ghani said a “victor take all” methodology would not profit Afghanistan, yet that a legislature of national solidarity would “respect each Afghan” and demonstrate the administration is focused on the prosperity of everybody.

Both competitors had guaranteed triumph in the June 14 overflow to supplant Karzai. Post-decision pressures are high in the midst of claims of ticket misrepresentation, months before global troops are booked to leave the nation.

Kerry met with President Karzai for a moment time Saturday trying to end the decision emergency.

Prior Saturday, Kerry held more talks in Kabul with Afghanistan’s two presidential competitors, meeting first with Abdullah and after that with Ghani.

On Friday, the United Nations broadcasted an arrange that would audit 3.5 million tickets from 8,050 surveying stations – about 44 percent of all polls cast.

Ghani representative Daud Sultanzoi told VOA Afghan benefit his group concurred with the proposal. Abdullah requested an all the more sweeping survey.

Results demonstrated Abdullah trailing Ghani by something like 1 million votes, yet Abdullah has asserted across the board extortion and polling station stuffing.

The United States says it doesn’t take sides in the decision, however does help a dependable transparent methodology.

Kerry had officially cautioned Abdullah against utilizing additional legitimate intends to snatch control after his running mate discussed setting up a parallel government.



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