The presidential election of 4 July 2019: Constitutional Council rejects presidential candidate applications

Constitutional Council has rejected the two candidates applications, it had received, for the presidential election of 4 July 2019, the Council said Sunday in a statement, adding that it is up to the head of State to call elections again.

In a meeting held Saturday to examine the candidate applications for the presidential election of 4 July 2019, the Constitutional Council "has rejected the two candidate applications in pursuant of two decisions: n 18/D.CC/19 and n 19/D.CC/19 of 1 June 2019," the constitutional body said in a statement.

As a result, the Constitutional Council declared that it was "impossible" to hold the election of July 4.