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Sayyaf Warns of Crisis if Gov’t Fails to Hold Election on Time

(Last Updated On: December 7, 2017)

Jihadi Leader Abdurrab Rasool Sayyaf, on Thursday warned of crisis if the government fails to hold the upcoming parliamentary and provincial councils elections on time.

“If the election was not held, the country will struggle and will face new crisis which will have dangerous outcomes,” Sayyaf said who is also the  leader of Protection and Stability Council.

Speaking during a gathering of his political party in Kabul, he also criticized the government over failure to tackle corruption and disregarding their reform plans.

The Chief Executive Office, however, stressed that that the government has the will to hold the elections and fight against corruption.

“The political will is there and elections will be held on the scheduled time,” said Javid Faisal, the Deputy Spokesman for the Chief Executive Office.

In other part of his speech, Sayyaf, meanwhile, urged the anti-government groups to join the Afghan government’s peace process.

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