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Section: General News - The parliament in Afghanistan has rejected 70 percent of President Hamid Karzai's Cabinet nominees.
A day after Afghanistan's parliament rejected 70-percent of President Hamid Karzai's Cabinet nominees, U.N and Afghan officials have said the decision will delay efforts to create a functioning government.
U.N. Afghanistan mission chief Kai Eide has said the Afghan parliament's decision is a "political set back" that will only prolong the establishment of a functional government in Kabul.
He is reported as saying the move is a "distraction" at a time when Afghanistan and the international community are trying to focus on urgently …