Some German-language media have quoted me over the past days as saying
that the turn-out during the Afghan presidential elections was ‘low except in the urban centres’. This seems to indicate that I spoke about all of Afghanistan. In fact, I said that this assessment only referred to South-Eastern Afghanistan, with the four provinces of Paktia, Paktika, Khost and Ghazni.
This article was last updated on 9 Mar 2020