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US Secretary of State John Kerry
makes surprise dawn visit to Kabul
to try to stop bitter rivals in Afghan
election campaign claiming victory

Daily Mail [UK], by Paul Donnelley

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/11/2014 5:03:39 AM

John Kerry, the American Secretary of State, is in Afghanistan to try to broker a deal between the two candidates in last month’s runoff election where both are claiming victory. [Snip] Preliminary results put the former World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani in the lead with 56.4 percent of the vote. However, Mr Abdullah has rejected the count. Mr Kerry arrived in Kabul pre-dawn to meet today the two contenders plus the current leader, President Hamid Karzai. The American politician will try to stop either man claiming victory or trying to form an administration until the United Nations has had a

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 7/11/2014 5:27:19 AM     (No. 9919374)

Good luck with that, Plugs. Just when it looks like he cannot be more ridiculous......

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Keekng, 7/11/2014 5:28:18 AM     (No. 9919375)

Whoops, he isn´t Plugs, that is the other idiot.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nimby, 7/11/2014 7:58:19 AM     (No. 9919483)

I can see him in referee´s uniform with a whistle!

S/off

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 7/11/2014 9:33:51 AM     (No. 9919612)

Nope, #1 and 2. This guy´s the one with the hair who looks like Lurch. The other one has been described in a best-selling book as the White House´s rodeo clown.

Jean Fraud is having just too much fun flying around. Saw Hillary doing that for years as SoS, so thought "I can fly!!!"

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Reply 5 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/11/2014 11:02:13 AM     (No. 9919738)

Jean Fraud is exceptional characterization. Credit recognized and given.

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