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The delegation of Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Office for Democratic İnstitutions and Human Rights, who has come to Turkey to monitor the Presidential and Parliamentary elections to be held on June 24, could not meet the Chair of the Supreme Election Council (YSK) Sadi Güven and its six other members.
Alican Uludağ from Cumhuriyet newspaper has reported that while the OSCE delegation met with four members of the Supreme Election Council, its Chairperson Güven as well as its six members did not attend the meeting.
The four members of the Supreme Election Council who met the delegation, namely the Deputy Chairperson Erhan Çiftçi, Zeynep Nilgün Hacımahmutoğlu, Kürşat Hamurcu and Yunus Aykan, were also the members who previously put an annotation to the 19-province-wide ballot box moving decision of the YSK.
During the meeting with the OSCE delegation, the decision of the Supreme Election Council to consider the unsealed ballot papers valid, the reliability of the Election Information System (SEÇSİS) and the decisions of the YSK being exempt from judicial remedies were also discussed.
The OSCE delegation also met with the technical team responsible for the management of the SEÇSİS and examined the system. (ŞA/SD)
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