Lawmakers on a nine-member committee are investigating Meta for allegedly violating the constitution. During questioning on Monday, the president said he cancelled the June 30 elections because he thought they would be "undemocratic" without participation of center-right opposition parties that planned to boycott the vote. Meta said he also feared a violent civil confrontation.
His attempt to suspend the election was overruled by election authorities. The Socialists won most of the elections and also dominate parliament.