"They are only speaking about nice and wonderful reports and big promises," she said. "We, as a nation, are tired of the lip service. We are tired of having more casualties. We are tired of living in war."
"We slapped the face of Afghanistan's enemy, which claims Afghanistan is not ready for democracy. We proved that we are accepting democracy as a process," said Shukria Barekzai, one of nearly 70 female lawmakers in the 249-seat parliament. "Today were the real elections, because nobody knows who will be the next president."
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