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Sudan’s NCP may delay 2015 elections: official

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January 7, 2014 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) is not opposed to postpone the general elections of 2015, said the party’s spokesperson who called on the position parties to participate in the electoral process.

The head of NCP organisational sector, Hamid Sideeq made his remarks on Tuesday reacting to the statements by opposition parties threatening to boycott the next election as they demand a comprehensive conference to discuss regional conflicts and democratic reforms.

In press statements released in Khartoum, Sideeq said the 2015 elections represent a good opportunity for the opposition parties to change the NCP government through the ballot boxes.

The NCP official said that the ruling party does not object the postponement of elections if the National Election Commission decides to. He added that the NCP is willing to review the election act if the political parties ask for that.

Regarding the electoral process, Sideeq that stressed his party has no objection to any manner that the opposition parties want to monitor the election, adding they can assign their members to guard the ballot boxes or designate independent monitoring organisation to observe the vote.

Recently president Omer Al-Bashir to hold election in time without any delay, adding that the counting of votes and declaration of result will be done in the same day with the participation of parties’ delegates to ensure transparency and avoid any fraud.

(ST)

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  • 8 January 2014 10:49, by Mohammed Ali 2

    The opposition parties asked to postpone the previous elections.They are asking to postpone the coming elections.They will also ask to postpone any coming elections.All over the world oppostion calls for elections, in Sudan the opposite happens. Funny!

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