The President said that no candidate had secured an absolute majority of the votes cast the previous day.
The following spoke: Indrek Tarand, to say that he was withdrawing his candidacy.
The following spoke: Robert Atkins, Daniel Cohn-Bendit and Thomas Mann (The President reminded the House of the provisions of Rule 13(1)).
Following Indrek Tarand's withdrawal, the number of candidates did not exceed the number of seats to be filled, so the President proposed electing the Vice-Presidents by acclamation in accordance with Rule 15 and then holding a ballot to establish the order of precedence of the Vice-Presidents.
The House agreed to the proposal.
The President said that Doris Pack was replacing Vladko Todorov Panayotov as a teller.
The vote was held.
(The sitting was suspended at 9.30 for the count and resumed at 10.00.)