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President has no plan to run for 3rd term

President has no plan to run for 3rd term

Jan 12, 2013 - 10:23

WASHINGTON (PANinfo-icon): President Hamid Karzai on Friday categorically ruled out jumping into the electoral race in 2014, saying he would be happy with the tag of a retired president.

“For me, the greatest of my achievements will be a proper, well-organised, interference-free election, in which the Afghan people can elect their next president,” Karzai said at a joint news conference with his American counterpart.

“Certainly I will be a retired president, and very happily a retired president,” he said, reiterating his stand on foreign role in corruption inside Afghanistaninfo-icon.

He acknowledged corruption in his government but hastened to say he was fighting against it by employing various means and methods. “We have succeeded in certain ways, but if your question is whether we are satisfied? Of course, we are not.”

On foreigners’ role  in graft in Afghanistan, he said: “I have been very clear and explicit, and I don't think that Afghanistan can see this corruption unless there is cooperation between us and our international partners in correcting some of the method, or applications of delivery of assistance to Afghanistan…”



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