Afghan Taliban issue fresh call to boycott ‘foreign plot’ of elections

An Afghan election commission worker moves ballot boxes and election material in a warehouse in Kabul, Afghanistan October 18, 2018.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

KABUL (Reuters) – The Taliban issued a fresh call for Afghans to boycott this week’s parliamentary elections on Thursday, denouncing the vote as a foreign-imposed process that went against both Islam and Afghan culture. The statement was the third such call and followed a similar message on Wednesday telling teachers not to participate as election […]

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