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Afghan Elections

Duration:
10 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 18 August 2009

The people of Afghanistan are voting later this week in an election for a new president. There are more than 30 candidates, with three having emerged as the main contenders. But what is it that Afghans want from this election, and what are their expectations of the person who wins it? Lucy Williamson has been finding out.

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