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Differences within the CEC on who should set the date of the vote for the dismissal of the presidents in the north

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Although it has completed the process of verifying the signatures, the Central Election Commission has not ascertained the results of the petition for the dismissal of the mayors of the four northern municipalities. KOHA has learned that there are differences in this institution regarding who should set the date of the vote for the dismissal of the presidents. The Chairman of the CEC, Kreshnik Radoniqi, warned that the next week will be final as far as the petitions are concerned.

The announcement of the voting date for the dismissal of the mayors in the four municipalities in the north has divided the members of the Central Election Commission.

KOHA has learned from its sources that the differences as to whether the voting date should be set by the CEC or the president Vjosa Osmani has caused this institution not to ascertain the results of the petitions at the meeting.

A day ago, KOHA reported that the CEC has finished verifying the signatures received from the citizens of four municipalities inhabited mainly by Serbs.

But on Friday, the head of the CEC said that next week will be decisive for the petition.

"Not all of us, as a whole, are ready with it. But, next week will be decisive in relation to it... the process is not finished, so next week we will be in such a meeting and we will deal with it", said Radoniqi.

Radoniqi announced that some internal regulations will be approved in advance that will be necessary for such election processes in the future.

The initiative to dismiss the mayor of the municipality, in Kosovo, is being developed for the first time, and an administrative instruction has been drawn up for it.

However, in the document it is not clarified who will decide on the announcement of the date of the vote for the dismissal of the mayor of the municipality, against whom the petition is made.

According to this instruction, the voting takes place no later than 45 days from the finding that the request for the removal of the chairman has been supported by at least 20 percent of the electoral body.