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TURKPA Mission observed parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan

On 28 November 2021, TURKPA Election Observation Mission comprised of the parliamentarians from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkey, as well as the representatives of the TURKPA Secretariat monitored voting process in Bishkek.

On the voting day, the Mission visited a number of polling stations and observed the voting process at all stages, starting from the opening of polling stations till the counting of votes, having talked to voters, polling stations’ officials and local observers on the ground. The TURKPA observers gave interview to local mass media, within the framework of observation work.

On the following day, the Mission held a press conference on the preliminary outcomes of its observation. Head of Mission Mr. Recep Şeker informed on the observation program of the Mission.

The Mission emphasized the significant developments of the election-related framework in the Kyrgyz Republic. Noting that the parliamentary elections were conducted in a generally calm environment, the Mission positively assessed the work of the election administration bodies as regards the raising public awareness of entire electoral process, training of lower-level commissions and law enforcement bodies, as well as the COVID-19 prevention measures during the electoral process.

The Mission concluded that the parliamentary elections in the Kyrgyz Republic on 28 November 2021 were held in compliance with the national legislation and international election standards.

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