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Abdullah: Afghan ballot validation 'not sufficient'

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has withdrawn observers from an audit of votes in the disputed election, citing concerns over fraud.

Both Mr Abdullah and his rival Ashraf Ghani have claimed victory and both have alleged widespread fraud.

Speaking to the BBC, Mr Abdullah said he did not think the recount had been fair, saying the validation process was "insufficient".

  • 27 Aug 2014
  • From the section Asia
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