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Kerry pushes Afghan runoff

Karzai asked to accept ruling; Decision may wait on extra US troops

US Senator John F. Kerry of Massachusetts departed Kandahar Airbase during a visit to southern Afghanistan. US Senator John F. Kerry of Massachusetts departed Kandahar Airbase during a visit to southern Afghanistan. (Brennan Linsley/ Associated Press)
By Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / October 19, 2009

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WASHINGTON - Senator John F. Kerry of Massachusetts held a prolonged meeting last night with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan and urged him to agree to a runoff vote or take other steps to end the postelection crisis that has gripped the Afghan government for the past two months. (Full article: 976 words)

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