Mirghani’s party to participate in Sudan general elections

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Mirghani’s party to participate in Sudan general elections

Posted 2014-10-30 11:00:00

The DUP joined the National Congress Party (NCP)-led government following the cession of South Sudan in 2011 invoking threats to the national unity and vowed to work for a national consensus. “The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) plans to participate in any free and fair election based on two principles : the practice of democracy and the right of citizens to participate,” he said in an interview with the London based Asharq Alawsat on Wednesday. “Accordingly, we intend to contest the general election (of 2015) in the framework of national consensus and transparency,” he added. The opposition parties refuse to participate in the next year election demanding to postpone it and to form a transitional government to implement the resolutions that a national dialogue process can reach. Al-Mirghani also expressed his support for the national dialogue process, pointing to the need to include all political forces and adding that the participation of the opposition National U ...