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Afghans pressed to end vote feud

Kerry in Kabul urges candidates to form unity government

Posted: August 8, 2014 at 3:17 a.m.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, listens to Afghanistan's Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, during a meeting at U.S. embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini, Pool)

KABUL, Afghanistan -- U.S. President Barack Obama's administration on Thursday stepped up efforts to press Afghanistan's two feuding presidential candidates to end their dispute over June elections, accept the results of an ongoing audit of all ballots and form a national unity government by early next month.

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