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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12123

24 October 2018
Contents Publication in full By article 23 / 30
EXTERNAL ACTION / Afghanistan
EU hails good turnout for parliamentary elections despite incidents and attempts of intimidation
Brussels, 23/10/2018 (Agence Europe)

On Monday 22 October, the spokesperson for the European External Action Service hailed the vote of the Afghan people in the parliamentary elections over the weekend, "showing that even threats to their security will not prevent them from choosing a peaceful, democratic future for their country". 

Despite the elections being marred by around 200 incidents, including attacks, 4 million voters, of the 8.9 million listed, turned out to vote.

"While organisational challenges and incidents were...

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