ENTIKHABAT 97: Noor Threatens To Boycott Elections
Former governor of northern Balkh province and CEO of Jamiat-e-Islami party Atta Mohammad Noor on Tuesday warned that “if transparency of the elections is not guaranteed, we will boycott the elections.”
Addressing Mazar-e-Sharif residents, during his Eid message, Noor said: “For the last time I am announcing to all friends, who are leaders of the government, to take my words seriously.”
“If you do not bring reforms in all of Afghanistan or major parts of the country and do not accept the demands of the political parties over bringing of changes in the election system or voting system, including a biometric system, we will boycott your election,” he said.
In this episode of Entikhabat 97, host Karim Amini discusses the topic with Abdul Aziz Ibrahimi, deputy spokesman for Independent Election Commission (IEC), Nader Afghan, a spokesman for Hezb-e-Islami, Mohammad Naeem Ayubzada, head of FEFA and Imam Warimach, former heas of the IEC secretariat.