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Prominent Abdullah Supporter Speaks On Afghan Election Controversy

Amrullah Saleh, one of the highest-profile supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, said the current election crisis in Afghanistan can be resolved only if "the real vote is separated from the fraudulent vote." A former spy chief, Saleh told RFE/RL's Frud Bezhan in Kabul that election fraud was carried out at an "industrial level" and that an audio recording that led to the resignation of a senior electoral official was just the "tip of the iceberg." Saleh gave his views on calls for a UN role in the vote-counting process, and claimed Abdullah "has won the election." (Frud Bezhan, Wali Sabawoon, RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan)