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Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, right, and Afghan President Hamid Karzai walk together during an official reception for Karzai in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Thursday, March 6, 2014. Karzai is on a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, right, and Afghan President Hamid Karzai walk together during an official reception for Karzai in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Thursday, March 6, 2014. Karzai is on a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

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