Thursday, June 27, 2013

NEWS: Mongolia set for 'fairest' presidential poll

Originally published on Al Jazeera's YouTube Channel on June 25, 2013


Incumbent president hopes to win a second term, but among those out to stop him are a former wrestler and a female doctor. For the first time in the countries history, there are strict campaign guidelines to ensure that all parties are on equal footing. International monitors say this will be the fairest election in the country so far. Al Jazeera's Divya Gopalan reports from the capital Ulaanbaatar.

Word List:
  • incumbent: a person who has an official position
  • strict: that must be obeyed exactly
  • footing: the position or status of somebody/something in relation to others; the relationship between two or more people or groups
Pronunciation MP3s:
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