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In an interview with RFE/RL's Kabul bureau chief, Samiullah Mahdi, on September 26, 2019, two days before the Afghan elections, current president Ashraf Ghani ruled out forming another national unity government as an option if he wins in the upcoming election. Ghani also rejected allegations of campaign impropriety.
Czech Foreign Minister Tomas Petricek, in an interview with RFE/RL’s Balkan Service journalist Valona Tela on November 6, 2019, said that the recent decision of the European Council not to approve the start of negotiations between Northern Macedonia and Albania was considered a mistake.
Niusha Boghrati, Editor-in-Chief of Radio Farda, RFE/RL’s Iranian Service, shares with Deutche Welle the bravery and courage of Radio Farda’s journalists who are a lifeline for Iranians trying to get news and information about events taking place inside Iran as well as the rest of the world.