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Afghanistan former prez Karzai slams US, Pakistan in farewell speech

Sep 23, 2014    

Kabul Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday blamed the United States for his country's long war, a final swipe at the country that helped bring him to power 13 years ago but towards which he has become increasingly bitter.His farewell speech came days ahead of the planned swearing in of a new president, Ashraf Ghani, after months of potentially violent crisis over a disputed election that ended in a powersharing deal, yet to be tested, with rival Abdullah Abdullah.Karzai blamed both the United States and neighbouring Pakistan for the continuing war with the Talibanled insurgency an...

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