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EU declines to send observers to Egypt presidential polls
EU Business ^
| 17 May 2014, 22:52 CET
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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TOPICS: Egypt; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: catherineashton; egypt; elections; europeanunion; eussr; observers; rop
posted on 05/17/2014 2:04:35 PM PDT
posted on 05/17/2014 2:24:16 PM PDT
(If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
“Is Jimmah Cahtuh going?”
Yes, he’s sending a group of musicians over from the Carter Center.
posted on 05/17/2014 2:34:03 PM PDT
by headstamp 2
(What would Scooby do?)
What about the red head yahoo from the state dept?
posted on 05/17/2014 2:35:43 PM PDT
((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
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.
posted on 05/17/2014 3:28:46 PM PDT
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