Gates: Karzai to step down as Afghan leader in 2014

By REUTERS
June 15, 2011 19:19

 
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WASHINGTON - Hamid Karzai has said privately he intends to step down in 2014 as president of Afghanistan as required by the country's constitution, US Defense Secretary Robert Gates told a Senate panel on Wednesday.

Afghanistan's constitution limits a president to two terms in office but there has been speculation in the past that Karzai might attempt to change the rules to allow him to stay in office longer.

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