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Afghan candidates united on foreign policy

Front-runners say they would sign a bilateral security agreement with the US, strengthen ties with Pakistan.

Last updated: 05 Mar 2014 08:27
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The three front-runners in Afghanistan's presidential election have expressed similar views on foreign policy.

In a televised debate on foreign policy, they said they are committed to keeping US troops in the country from 2015, and also agreed on the strengthening of ties with Pakistan to maintain peace in the region.
 
Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from Kabul.

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