Supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, take down a picture of outgoing President Karzai, during a gathering of Abdullah’s supporters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Afghan Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah says he received calls from President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry after he refused to accept the preliminary result of the vote citing fraud. Abdullah told thousands of supporters at a gathering in Kabul Tuesday that Kerry will be flying to the Afghan capital this Friday for meetings to defuse the crisis. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)