KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Two former Afghan warlords say they will run on the same ticket -- one for president, the other for vice president -- in the critical April balloting.
Abdul Rab Rasoul Sayyaf, an influential lawmaker and religious scholar, registered his candidacy for the presidency on Thursday.
Another former warlord, Ismail Khan, who formerly served as energy and water minister, says he will run for Sayyaf's first vice-president in the April 5 vote.
A member of Afghanistan's upper house, Abdul Wahad Irfan, will run on the same ticket, for second vice president.
Sayyaf and Khan were known warlords during the civil war from 1992 until the Taliban takeover in 1996.
The election will help determine Afghanistan's future following the withdrawal of all foreign combat troops at the end of 2014.
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