SUKHUM, February 1 (Itar-Tass) —— The Forum of Popular Unity of Abkhazia, the party in opposition to the incumbent authorities, nominated eleven candidates for the parliamentary election.
The election to the country’s supreme legislative body scheduled for March 10 will be held in 35 formed constituencies all over the country. The candidates include the opposition party’s leader Raul Khadzhimba who ran for the highest post in Abkhazia in 2004, 2010, and 2011.
The registration of groups for candidates’ nomination began on January 20 and ends on February 8.
The pro-government United Abkhazia party nominated eleven candidates on January 27.
According to the Central Election Commission as many as 114 groups for nomination of candidates to the Abkhazian parliament were registered by January 31.