Meanwhile, UN Special Representative Oluyemi Adeniji said on Thursday preparations for the election had been "proceeding generally satisfactorily" although there had been delays in the preparation of some electoral materials. In an IRIN interview, Adeniji said those delays had been due mainly to the technical capability of some of the CAR enterprises involved in material preparation. The UN Mission in the CAR (MINURCA) was "doing all it can" to ensure the elections were transparent and to avert
grounds for potential post-election conflict, Adeniji said, adding that over 200 international observers were being deployed throughout the country for Sunday's voting. [For the full interview, see separate item on 10 September headlined "IRIN interview with UN Special Representative Oluyemi Adeniji" - IRIN-English item 1581]
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