General Dostum’s reaction to the announcement of the outcome of the presidential election

Abdul Rashid Dostum accused election commission officials of betraying the nation and said they should put under the law.

General Abdul Rashid Dostum, leader of the National Movement party in Hume, in his presence in Jawzjan province, says he supports Abdullah Abdullah’s recent stance on the election results.

Mr. Dostum added that election commission officials were “committing national treason” and should put under the law.

Mr. Dostum also continued: “Election commissioners have either received money or influenced by the state-run team that announced such results.”

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) yesterday announced the outcome of the presidential election, which met with sharp reactions from many parties, political currents, and the public.