No takers: in Algeria, presidential elections were disrupted due to the lack of candidates

Нет желающих: в Алжире выборы президента сорвали из-за отсутствия кандидатов

Algeria was in an unusual situation.

In Algeria will not be able to hold presidential elections, scheduled for July 4, due to the lack of candidates, reports the with reference to

The constitutional Council of Algeria, which is responsible for the registration of candidates, received the documents from two candidates, which were later declared invalid. Also failed to set a new election date.

Now the country is led by the interim President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who’s supposed to be just before the vote on the election of a new President. Previously, he was appointed interim leader until July 9.

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has resigned April 2, against the backdrop of mass protests in the country. He sent a letter to the nation in which he asked forgiveness from the people. After that early presidential elections in Algeria were scheduled for the 4th of July. 10 may in Algeria began mass protests with the requirement of eliminating the ruling elite of the country.

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