Low voter turnout expected in Mauritania poll

Observers say current leader Abdel Aziz, an ally of Western powers, is expected to win.

    Nearly 1.4 million Mauritanians have voted to choose a new president in which the incumbent, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, is expected to win another term.

    But his main challenge is voter turnout. So far; it has been low because of a boycott called by opposition parties and civil society organisations.
     
    Al Jazeera's Abdelmounim ElAmrani reports from Nouakchott.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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