Skip to comments.EU declines to send observers to Egypt presidential polls
Posted on 05/17/2014 2:04:35 PM PDT by Olog-hai
The European Union said Saturday it would not send observers to Egypt for the countrys May 26-27 presidential election, as certain conditions necessary to do the job have not been met.
A spokesman for EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said the bloc had begun to deploy a mission in the second half of April, but standard EU observation rules include a number of specific requirements that need to be in place for the election observers to be able to perform their duties.
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Is Jimmah Cahtuh going?
“Is Jimmah Cahtuh going?”
Yes, he’s sending a group of musicians over from the Carter Center.
What about the red head yahoo from the state dept?
The trick isn’t sending EU observers *to* Egypt, it’s bringing them back alive and well *from* Egypt. Too bad they don’t make Ashton go. Thanks Olog-hai.
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