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Former warlord Hekmatyar calls for peace in public speech

A former Afghan warlord has held a large political gathering in Kabul, six months after returning from exile.

A former Afghan warlord has held a large political gathering in Kabul, six months after returning from exile.

Gulbaddin Hekmatyar is a controversial figure who was able to return in exchange for a promise to renounce violence and support the government.

Al Jazeera's Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul.

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