Egypt poll preparations

April 03, 2014 - 6:40:38 am

Supporters of former Egyptian defence minister Abdel Fattah Al Sissi hold signed documents to nominate him for the presidency at a registration office in Cairo yesterday. Presidential hopefuls have until April 20 to submit the required documents to the Elections Commission. Candidates need the signatures of 25,000 voters across at least 15 of Egypt’s 27 provinces in order to be nominated. Election will take place on May 26 and 27.

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