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In this Wednesday, June 26, 1996 file photo, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, center, passes in front of an honor guard in the Afghan capital of Kabul, Afghanistan, after being sworn in as prime minister, ending four years of bitter fighting among U.S. backed rebels who took control of Kabul from the communist regime. Hekmatyar today is a U.S.-declared terrorist in hiding fighting international forces in Afghanistan. His representatives have opened talks with President Hamid Karzai's political opponents, as well as Karzai.