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Afghanistan: Abdullah congratulated Ghani on becoming President

The member of the presidential campaign in Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah congratulated his opponent Ashraf Ghani on becoming the president.

Abdullah congratulated Ghani on becoming President

In his first speech, after September 21 when the former Minister of Finance Ashraf Ghani was appointed as the President, Abdullah (former Foreign Minister) said to his supporters that he agreed on the current situation in order to avoid violence in the country.

Inauguration of Ghana will be held on September 29.

Neither Abdullah nor Ghana did not gain enough votes to win in the first round in April. The second round of voting was held in June.

Abdullah Abdullah refused to recognize the election results in favor of his rival.

After negotiations between the teams of Ghana and Abdullah brokered by the United States, the parties agreed that Ashraf Ghani would be the President of Afghanistan, and Abdullah Abdullah would head the executive branch.