Elections postponed in Mauritania

Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Mauritania's senate, parliamentary and municipal elections, originally scheduled for 25 September and 16 October, have been postponed to a yet-to-be-determined date, the Mauritanian Ministry of Interior and Decentralization announced in a statement published Thursday evening.

It said the elections were postponed at the request of both ruling and opposition parties in order to ensure proper organization.
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26 august 2011 10:57:16

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