BRIEF STATEMENT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION ELECTION OBSERVATION MISSION’S CHIEF OBSERVER TO THE MEDIA

At the end of a visit to a polling centre in Beirut this early afternoon, the Chief Observer of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) György Hölvényi made a brief statement to the media.   “Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.   The mission today has 170 observers who have been deployed throughout the […]

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AL-MAKARI TO RADIO LEBANON: ALL RESPECT TO OUR GOVERNMENT & STATE FOR SUCCEEDING IN HOLDING THE ELECTIONS DESPITE ALL BETS

Information Minister Ziad Al-Makari disclosed in an interview with “Radio Lebanon” this afternoon that no serious problems have occurred during the elections so far, referring to “some violations documented by the Supervisory Elections Board, alongside some associations.”   “The most important thing at this stage is that the elections pass quietly, peacefully and democratically. This […]

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INTERIOR MINISTER’S OFFICE ISSUES CLARIFICATION ON CIRCULATED NEWS ABOUT PROLONGING POLLING PERIOD TILL AFTER SEVEN: ONLY IF THERE ARE VOTERS PRESENT IN THE POLLING STATION’S COURTYARD

Minister of Interior and Municipalities, Judge Bassam Mawlawi’s media office issued a statement this afternoon, in which it indicated that some social media sites are deliberating about the possibility of issuing a decision to extend the voting period beyond seven o’clock this evening, as was previously done in the 2018 general parliamentary elections.   The […]

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