Afghans vote in presidential runoff

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Election day in Afghanistan: a day of hope but also fear as Afghans turned out to the polls to elect their new president in the second and final round of voting.

While the turnout was not as strong as the first round of voting on April 5th, the Afghan people still stood up and showed themselves and the world that they want peace. CCTV’s Courtney Body reports.

Afghans vote in presidential runoff

Afghans vote in presidential runoff

Election day in Afghanistan. It's a day of hope but also fear as Afghans turned out to the polls to elect their new president in this second and final round of voting.

To discuss the elections in Afghanistan, CCTV’s Asieh Namdar is joined by Faiysal AliKhan from the New America Foundation.

Faiysal AliKhan on the elections in Afghanistan

Faiysal AliKhan on the elections in Afghanistan

Election day in Afghanistan: a day of hope but also fear as Afghans turned out to the polls to elect their new president in the second and final round of voting. To discuss the elections in Afghanistan, CCTV's Asieh Namdar is joined by Faiysal Alikhan from the New America Foundation.