Afghanistan denies oversight failures


Afghanistan's finance ministry has dismissed claims it failed to co-operate with auditors sent in by a US watchdog to monitor US aid used to rebuild the country.

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (Sigar), which was launched in 2008 to provide independent and objective oversight of the reconstruction of Afghanistan, last week criticised the Afghan government for not taking sufficient steps to ensure US taxpayer dollars were being used appropriately.

In a report released

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