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Comments on Afghanistan Elections

Karl W. Eikenberry
U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
Kabul, Afghanistan
November 16, 2009


AP Soundite of Ambassador Eikenberry

"Now that the election is over, Afghanistan has an important opportunity to decide on new steps to meet the challenges ahead. As the judges, the prosecutors and the investigators that are here today know and have amply demonstrated in their daily work, fighting corruption is primarily a matter of willpower and of integrity."


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