Karzai Calls on Taliban to Put Down Arms

--Audio as incoming— An Honor Guard as Afghan President Hamid Karzai marks Eid al-Fitr. He wishes for peace at a time when the war is inflicting an increasingly devastating toll on civilians, with the number of casualties rising by almost a quarter in the first half of this year. He wants the Taliban to put down their weapons. (SOUND BITE) (Pashto) AFGHAN PRESIDENT, HAMID KARZAI SAYING:

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