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Abdullah 'wants Afghan election boycott'

By Channel 4 News

Updated on 31 October 2009

Reports from Kabul say that Hamid Karzai's Presidential challenger Abdullah Abdullah wants a boycott of next week's run-off election and may call for it to be delayed until the spring. Nick Paton Walsh reports.

Abdullah Abdullah (credit: Reuters)

Speculation has been mounting that he is on the verge of pulling out, leaving the credibility of the election itself in disarray.

Nick Paton Walsh is in Kabul and has been speaking to Lieutenant-General Sir Graeme Lamb, Nato counter-insurgency adviser.


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