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By Hamid Shalizi and Jessica Donati KABUL (Reuters) - The mammoth task of auditing eight million votes cast in the second round of Afghanistan's presidential election will restart on Saturday, the electoral commission said on Thursday, but disputes still hang over the process. The United Nations on Thursday asked both candidates, Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani, to fully engage in the process, warning against further delays. "Any delays, any uncertainties, have a major, negative impact on both the political and economic situation in Afghanistan," said Jan Kubis, the top U.N. official in Afghanistan. Preliminary results from the vote put former finance minister Ghani, a member of Afghanistan's biggest ethnic group, the Pashtuns, in the lead by about a million votes.