Afghan presidential candidates try to reach compromise

(AGI) Kabul, July 7 - Two of the candidates in Afghanistan'spresidential elections have made a last-minute attempt to reacha compromise on the result. Abdullah Abdullah has threatened toreject preliminary results due to be announced on Monday. MrAbdullah, who was the favourite, unexpectedly lost. Hisrepresentatives and those of his opponent, Ashraf Ghani, aremeeting and may agree to a recount of ballots in somedistricts. . .

(AGI) Kabul, July 7 - Two of the candidates in Afghanistan'spresidential elections have made a last-minute attempt to reacha compromise on the result. Abdullah Abdullah has threatened toreject preliminary results due to be announced on Monday. MrAbdullah, who was the favourite, unexpectedly lost. Hisrepresentatives and those of his opponent, Ashraf Ghani, aremeeting and may agree to a recount of ballots in somedistricts. . .