EP not to observe elections in Turkey

BRUSSELS, The European Parliament announced Wednesday that it will not send election observers to observe snap presidential and parliamentary elections that will take place in Turkey on 24 June.

The co-chairs of the EP’s Democracy support and election coordination group, David McAllister and Linda McAvan, in a joint statement said consequently the EP will neither comment on the process nor on the results that will be announced afterwards.

No individual Member of the European Parliament has been mandated to observe or comment on this electoral process on its behalf, it noted.

“Therefore, should any Member of the European Parliament decide to observe these elections, she/he would do so on her/his own initiative and should under no circumstances through any statement or action, associate her/his participation with the European Parliament,” added the statement.

Source: Kuwait News Agency

EP not to observe elections in Turkey

BRUSSELS, The European Parliament announced Wednesday that it will not send election observers to observe snap presidential and parliamentary elections that will take place in Turkey on 24 June.

The co-chairs of the EP’s Democracy support and election coordination group, David McAllister and Linda McAvan, in a joint statement said consequently the EP will neither comment on the process nor on the results that will be announced afterwards.

No individual Member of the European Parliament has been mandated to observe or comment on this electoral process on its behalf, it noted.

“Therefore, should any Member of the European Parliament decide to observe these elections, she/he would do so on her/his own initiative and should under no circumstances through any statement or action, associate her/his participation with the European Parliament,” added the statement.

Source: Kuwait News Agency