Embassy in Khartoum opens for Egyptian voters
Egyptian Woman cast her ballot in the early voting for the presidential elections - YOUM7 (Archive)

KHARTOUM:  The Egyptian embassy here opened up its gates for Egyptian residents to cast their ballots on the third day of the presidential elections.

A high voter turnout is expected today because it is the weekend vacation, Egypt’s Ambassador here Osama Shaltot said.

The past two days witnessed a high voter turnout that could be dubbed unprecedented compared to any past elections, Shaltot said.

The Egyptian presidential elections held for nationals outside Egypt started Thursday to run until Sunday. It will be held for nationals inside Egypt on May 26 and 27. Ex-defense minister Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and leftist politician Hamdeen Sabbahi are the only competitors in the polls.

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