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New US envoy says militants won’t halt Afghan polls

The Taliban have “no chance” of derailing Afghanistan’s first parliamentary elections since the Islamic regime was ousted in 2001, the new US ambassador to Kabul said. In his first public appearance since taking up the post, envoy Ronald Neumann acknowledged Afghanistan had become more violent in the run-up to the September 18 polls, but added that security would be tight.Full Story

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