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Loya Jirga


Kabul, Afghanistan
June 13, 2002

Special Representative of the U.N. Secretary-General, Lakhdar Brahimi (left) congratulates two women delegates to the Loya Jirga, which voted Thursday to continue the rule of Hamid Karzai, now Chairman of the Interim Authority.  Mr. Karzai won a landslide victory against two challengers to be chosen as the President of the Transitional Authority for up to two years.

Special Representative of the U.N. Secretary-General, Lakhdar Brahimi (left) congratulates two women delegates to the Loya Jirga, which voted Thursday to continue the rule of Hamid Karzai, now Chairman of the Interim Authority. Mr. Karzai won a landslide victory against two challengers to be chosen as the President of the Transitional Authority for up to two years.

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