TEGUCIGALPA – The president of Honduras on Saturday met with members of the election observation missions sent by the European Union and European parliament ahead of the general elections.
Juan Orlando Hernandez is seeking re-election in the polls on Sunday.
“In the round of meetings with presidential candidates before the Nov. 26 (elections), the head of the mission, Marisa Matias and the delegation of European parliamentarians met this morning with Juan Orlando Hernandez,” the EU election observation mission said on Twitter.
During their stay in the Honduran capital, the European delegates have met leaders of the Opposition Alliance against Dictatorship, whose presidential candidate is Salvador Nasralla and of the Liberal Party, which is in the fray with Luis Zelaya as its candidate.
In Sunday’s election, Hondurans will vote to elect their president, three vice-presidents, 128 delegates for the national parliament, 20 for the Central American parliament and 298 municipal bodies.
Out of the country’s nine million inhabitants, 6.1 million are eligible to vote in Sunday’s ballot.