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Understaffing, 'shouting matches' mar Afghan poll preparations

KABUL (Reuters) - Infighting, a lack of expertise and unfilled vacancies within Afghanistan's election body raise doubts about whether polls planned this year can be held on time, according to Afghan and international agency officials, with one likening planning meetings to "a fish market".
Reuters - June 14 @ 2:08am

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