UN Warns Ivory Coast To Complete Voter Roll

Sept. 29, 2009, midnight

A United Nations Security Council (UNSC) statement on Tuesday criticized officials in the Ivory Coast for delays in publishing voter rolls. The delays, the UN said, could jeopardize the timeliness of Presidential elections due on November 29. According to President Laurent GBAGBO, the election will not be postponed. UNSC members voted to "reexamine" the situation on October 15.

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