September 4, 2014 / 4:59 PM / 3 years ago

Afghan rival presidential candidates renew pledge to form national unity government

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Afghanistan rival presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah told NATO they were committed to forming a national unity government following a disputed election, an aide to Abdullah said on Thursday.

Mahmoud Saiaqal quoted the two candidates as saying in a joint statement: "We believe in an inclusive political vision, we will form a government of national unity and will honor the participation of our people in the election process."

Reporting by Hamid Shalizi; Writing by Sanjeev Miglani

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below