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I shall not be presidential candidate again

Blic - 19.10.2002

Belgrade - 'The only possible way to solve the actual political, social and economic crisis in Serbia is call of early general elections. I hope people will realize this and will not vote in the repeated elections because they are going to fail again', SPO leader Vuk Draskovic said for 'Blic' daily.

OSCE Chairman wrote to Djindjic

Blic - 19.10.2002

Belgrade - Although presidential elections in Serbia held on September 29 and October 13 were to great extent conducted in line with international obligations and standards, they were, unfortunately invalid due to low voter turn out.

Foreign citizens vote, too

Blic - 19.10.2002

Belgrade - Center for free election and democracy /CeSID/ yesterday presented a model of unique law for election of deputies and President of the Republic. The innovation is that more than 50 percent census is stipulated for the first round of elections only, while in the run off there is not such ...

Deadline for elections does /not/ exist

Blic - 19.10.2002

Belgrade - 'DS is of the opinion that we have finished with constitutional obligation for elections for the president of Serbia', Zoran Zivkovic DS vice president said. 'Elections were held within legal deadline. The Constitution does not stipulate deadline for repeated presidential elections.

Votes of two million people are obligation for me

Blic - 17.10.2002

Belgrade - Democratic Party of Serbia /DSS/ submitted objection to Republican Election Commission /RIK/ because of its decision that recently held presidential elections in Serbia were invalid. 'We shall pursue that matter to the very end.

Census for the first round, DOS without candidate

Blic - 17.10.2002

Belgrade - Most likely, the ruling Democratic Opposition of Serbia is not going to have its presidential candidate. New presidential elections should be held on December 1. These are conclusions of the consultations between leaders of seven ruling parties held on Tuesday this week.

DSS multiple stupidities

Blic - 17.10.2002

Belgrade - 'DOS initiated change of election law on the basis of suggestions by OSCE and many other observers in order to make easier election of the President of Serbia', Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic said. 'Change of election law was not Government's job but the job of those that had ...

Opposition is preparing a candidate for new elections

Blic - 15.10.2002

Belgrade - Opposition parties still have not decided about their taking part in repeated elections for the president of Serbia. Announcements of support to a mutual candidate remind us of initiative that preceded the previous elections and cast light on new ...

New elections depend on political agreement

Blic - 15.10.2002

Belgrade - 'Calling of new presidential elections and change of Law on election of the President of the Republic will depend on the compromise and political agreement within DOS, but also other parliamentary parties', Natasa Micic, Serbian Parliament Speaker says for 'Blic' daily.

Poor response

Blic - 14.10.2002

Belgrade - According to Center for free elections and democracy /CeSID/ only 32.6 percents of voters went to the polls until 5 p.m. in the run up of presidential elections in Serbia. That is for almost 10 percents less than in the same time period in the first round two weeks ago.

Serbian Premier: Voters to be persuaded

Blic - 14.10.2002

Belgrade - 'It would be good that elections succeed and that as of tomorrow we get a new president of Serbia', Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic said yesterday after voting. 'There is possibility that the response of voters is not sufficient, but I hope that elections will succeed and that we ...

We have to go to the end

Blic - 14.10.2002

Belgrade - 'I am sure that these elections will show determination and will of the people to go to the end when real democratic changes are concerned', DSS presidential candidate Vojislav Kostunica said yesterday. After voting he, however, repeated that 'we are not the most rational people in the ...