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Tuesday, 11 March 2014 | MYT 5:50 AM

Right-wing El Salvador candidate says wants vote recount

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - El Salvador's right-wing presidential candidate Norman Quijano said via tweet on Monday that he wants a "vote-by-vote" recount, after election officials said his former Marxist rebel rival had an irreversible lead after a tight vote.

Quijano of the conservative Nationalist Republican Alliance Party said he is the president-elect according to his party's count and called the Electoral Tribunal tainted before and throughout the electoral process.

(Reporting by Alexandra Alper and Gabriel Stargardter; Editing by Simon Gardner)

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