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Karzai rejects push to sign security agreement with U.S.

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KABUL, Afghanistan — President Hamid Karzai brusquely rejected Sunday the recommendations of a special grand council he personally convened to vote on whether Afghanistan should sign a security agreement with the United States. After the council, or loya jirga, enthusiastically endorsed the pact, Karzai refused to sign and launched an angry diatribe against the United States. It ended in a tense face-off with the elderly loya jirga chairman, who supports the deal.

It was a remarkably emotional and erratic display,…

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