Updated: 07/13/2014 02:29 | By Agence France-Presse

All votes in disputed Afghan runoff poll to be audited: Kerry

Afghanistan's feuding presidential rivals agreed Saturday to a full audit of every single vote cast in the disputed runoff election, US Secretary of State John Kerry said after two days of frantic negotiations.


All votes in disputed Afghan runoff poll to be audited: Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry (C), accompanied by Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs chief Ambassador Hamid Siddiq (L) and Foreign Minister Zarar Ahmad Osmani, in Kabul on July 12, 2014 - by Jim Bourg

"Both candidates have committed to participate in and stand by the results of the largest most possible audit. Every single ballot that was cast will be audited, all eight million," Kerry said.

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