Somalia to hold presidential election on Oct. 30

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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The chief of Somalia's electoral commission says a presidential election will be held on October 30.

Omar Mohamed Abdulle announced Sunday that the presidential vote will be held after the selection of members of the upper and lower parliamentary houses are held between Sept. 24 and October 10. He said that members of parliament will elect a new parliament speaker on 25th October.

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