UN envoy in Haiti hails publication of new electoral law – Xinhua | English.news.cn

\”In a joint press statement, along with other members of the international community in the country, Ms. Honore said that it constitutes an important step toward the organization of the elections,\” UN spokesman Martin Nesirky said at a daily news briefing here.

\”The special representative also said that the holding of the elections is a necessary condition for the strengthening of the democratic process and the rule of law,\” Nesirky said.

The electoral law, which helps pave the way for long-delayed elections in the Caribbean country, was passed in late November by the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate. Elections were originally slated for November 2011. via – Xinhua | English.news.cn



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