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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) speaks next to Afghan presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Abdullah Abdullah (R) during a news conference in Kabul August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) speaks next to Afghan presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Abdullah Abdullah (R) during a news conference in Kabul August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) speaks next to Afghan presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Abdullah Abdullah (R) during a news conference in Kabul August 8, 2014. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Afghanistan's presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah (L) during a meeting at U.S. embassy in Kabul August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Massoud Hossaini/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Afghanistan's presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah (L) during a meeting at U.S. embassy in Kabul August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Massoud Hossaini/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Afghanistan's presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah (L) during a meeting at U.S. embassy in Kabul August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Massoud Hossaini/Pool
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Afghanistan's presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani (L) at U.S. embassy in Kabul August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Massoud Hossaini/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Afghanistan's presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani (L) at U.S. embassy in Kabul August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Massoud Hossaini/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Afghanistan's presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani (L) at U.S. embassy in Kabul August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Massoud Hossaini/Pool
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