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Afghan Parliament Approves Nominees for Interior Minister, Attorney General

Afghan lawmakers Saturday approved the government's nominees for interior minister and attorney general. The parliamentary vote confirmed nominations of Interior Minister Taj Muhammad Jahed, a former army general, and Attorney General Mohammad Farid, formerly a member of the Afghan human rights commission. The two slots play a central role in tackling the growing Taliban insurgency and combating endemic corruption in Afghan institutions. Jahed was appointed as acting interior...

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