Men walk past banners of presidential candidates in Kabul June 1, 2014. The second round of Afghanistan's presidential election will take place on June 14. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood
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Taliban insurgents threatened Monday to attack Afghanistan's run-off presidential election, warning voters to stay away from polling stations for fear of injury or death.Ghani's pledge came only days after US President Barack Obama said the 32,000 American forces in Afghanistan will be scaled back to 9,800 by early 2015 and complete a full withdrawal by the end of 2016 .The Taliban last week denounced US plans to keep troops in Afghanistan until the end of 2016, threatening to wage war against the "occupation" until the very last foreign soldier pulls out.
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