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Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic States

TURKPA observers monitored presidential election in Uzbekistan

On 24 October 2021, the TURKPA International Observation Mission visited a number of polling stations in Tashkent and Samarkand to monitor voting process. The Mission observed the voting process at all stages, having monitored casting of votes, talked to voters, polling stations' officials and local observers on the ground. The observers also monitored the opening and closing of polling station. According to the preliminary information of the CEC, the voter turnout for the election was 80,8%. Within the framework of its observation program, members of the Mission gave interview to local mass media.

On the next day, the Mission held a press conference on the outcomes of its observation. Head of Mission Mr. Recep Şeker informed the media representatives on the activities of the TURKPA Mission. He mentioned that election administration bodies were well-resourced and professionally prepared for conduct of elections.

The Mission concluded that the presidential election was held in compliance with the national legislation of Uzbekistan and international election standards.

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