17 May 2012

13 political parties submit candidates’ list

Radio Timor-Leste, May 14, 2012 language - Thirteen political parties on Friday (11/5) have officially submitted their candidates list for the parliamentary election to the National Election Commission (CNE), CNE President Faustinho Cardoso said.

However other 10 political parties have not yet submitted their list of candidates, including big parties like Fretilin and CNRT, he said.

Mr. Cardoso said that, according to the law, the deadline for the submission of the list was May 11; therefore all the political parties should abide by the set deadline. He added that any political parties that did not submit their list of candidates would not be allowed to compete in the elections.

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