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Key opposition alliance boycotts meeting (Video)

Key opposition alliance boycotts meeting (Video)

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Apr 09, 2013 - 17:25

KABUL (PAN): The main opposition alliance on Tuesday boycotted a consultative session at the Presidential Palace on the appointment of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) chief.

A leader of the alliance, which involves 21 political parties, told journalists in Kabul they had skipped the meeting because it was violative of core democratic values.

Abbas Nawyan, a member of the coalition, argued duties and powers of the IEC and the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) were yet to be ratified by the parliament.

By: Ataullah Khpulwok and Obaidullah Hussam

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