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By CCN.com: A war-torn country left to dust and drabbles is attempting to rise back with dignity. And it plans to use bitcoin as its stick. Afghanistan asserted at a recent Spring Meetings summit that it was looking to issue sovereign bonds to raise $5.8 billion for its infrastructure projects. Khalil Sediq, the governor of the Central Bank of Afghanistan, told Asia Times that it would attempt to couple bitcoin with its mostly untapped, $3 million worth Lithium market. The outcome would be a digitally signed government bond that could be issued to investors over the blockchain. Bitcoin against Three Decades of Turmoil The announcement followed Afghanistan’s economic turmoil for the last

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