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Madagascar: Andry Rajoelina wants a change in the electoral calendar




Madagascar: Andry Rajoelina wants a change in the electoral calendar
A meeting open to all, initiated under the auspices of the World Council of Christian Churches in Madagascar bringing together political, military and civil society began its substantive work, April 18, on the political crisis in the big Island since 2009.
 
This pluralistic meeting of all the forces of Madagascar, which involved former Malagasy President Didier Ratsiraka, recently returned to the country, speculates about the possibility of a new transition, while the first round of presidential elections was officially scheduled on July 24.
 
For the current President of the Transition, Andry Rajoelina, who threw in the towel in the race for the presidency in January, and with TGV party has already chosen its presidential candidate in the person of Edgar Razafindravahy, mayor of Antananarivo, the hypothesis is considered bad.
 
"This is not the time to reset the efforts we have made ​​to arrive at the elections ... We need to end the transition and turn to the elections", said Andry Rajoelina to the site lexpressmada.com, during official trips Ambovombe and Tulear, in the South of Madagascar.

However, Andry Rajoelina would not be opposed to a change in the initial electoral calendar, by campaigning for the parliamentary elections before the presidential elections.
 
The electoral timetable in early February by the CENI-T has however decided that the elections will be held September 25, 2013, at the same time that the second round of presidential elections.
 
Relatives of the environment of Andry Rajoelina, as revealed in the site lexpressmada.com activate the scenes, to put pressure on the World Council of Christian Churches in Madagascar, so that the latter is aligned with the position of their leader.



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