Afghanistan

Afghanistan's Karzai Admits Getting Secret Cash from CIA

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The Afghan president has admitted his office received secret payments from the US, but says the amounts were small and used legitimately.

Hamid Karzai was responding to a New York Times report that alleged the CIA sent suitcases stuffed with cash to the president's office on a regular basis.

It said tens of millions of dollars "came in secret" and cash was given on a vaster scale than previously thought.

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