27 February 2013

Tunisia: 'I Will Not Stand As Candidate for Non-Independent Election Body,' Says Kamel Jendoubi

Tunis — Former president of the Independent Higher Authority for Elections (IHAE) Kamel Jendoubi said neither he, nor the majority of the outgoing IHAE council members, will stand for "a non-independent election body."

Mr. Jendoubi said, at a press conference on Wednesday, that he had sent an official letter to the main political parties, organisations and associations to inform them that he is no candidate to the board of the "permanent" election body, set up by virtue of the Decree 16 issued by the National Constituent Assembly Speaker and published in the Official Gazette.

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