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Loya Jirga


Kabul, Afghanistan
June 13, 2002

Chairman Karzai, being interviewed by a reporter Thursday night in Kabul. Mr. Karzai won more than 80 percent of the votes cast by delegates attending the Loya Jirga, or Grand Council, who voted yesterday to select the President of the Transitional Authority that will rule Afghanistan for the next two years.

Chairman Karzai, being interviewed by a reporter Thursday night in Kabul. Mr. Karzai won more than 80 percent of the votes cast by delegates attending the Loya Jirga, or Grand Council, who voted yesterday to select the President of the Transitional Authority that will rule Afghanistan for the next two years.

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