#Afghan govt proposed this Thursday for the inauguration but both candidates asked for as early as this Monday #Afghnistan #election
KABUL (Reuters) – Talks between Afghanistan’s rival presidential candidates have stalled again, in part over when and how to release the final results of an election that both say was rigged by the other side, officials said on Wednesday.
Former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah and ex-Finance Minister Ashraf Ghani were close to a power-sharing deal on Tuesday after they met face-to-face, aides said, but they failed to reach agreement.
Verbal clash between MP Bashardost & DefMin at the parliament. Bashardost called MOD “mullah omar” & he hit back calling the MP a “spy” #AFG
KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s rival presidential candidates may reach a deal on how to share power late on Tuesday, according to Afghan and Western officials, potentially ending months of tension over the outcome of a run-off election held in June.
The struggle to find a successor to President Hamid Karzai, who has held power since the Islamist Taliban were ousted in 2001, has destabilized Afghanistan and paralyzed its economy just as most foreign troops withdraw.