The protesting candidates warned to continue their hunger strike unless their demands are met.
Yamamoto says the UN will continue to work to support all peace efforts, which are of utmost importance.
The presidential candidates also suggested that a “caretaker administration” should be established until the upcoming elections.
An IEC official said that the voter registration process was held in a relatively secure environment in 33 provinces.
Abdullah says the Independent Election Commission has failed to bring reforms to the voter list.
Members of the presidential candidates' council said “corrupt” figures should be removed from the election commissions.
Mawlana Abdullah says that the president himself is not interfering in their activities.
Members of electoral monitoring organizations said the conflicting remarks will affect the elections.
An IEC member says the problems starts from leadership to administrative and financial.
Critics said that delay in the election budget shows a lack of expertise in the leadership of the electoral body.
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