Karzai reaches out to ‘Taliban Brothers’

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Fresh from a presidential election marred by accusations of fraud, Afghan President Hamid Karzai says he’ll work to eradicate the corruption which has ?tainted? his country and government. In his first comments since being declared the winner, Karzai also said his new government would ask those he called his “Taliban brothers” to take part in peace talks. The Taliban responded, calling Karzai a puppet and saying they would continue their fight. We talk with the BBC’s Ian Pannell, who is watching developments unfold in Kabul.

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