In the presidential elections in Uzbekistan started the mission of observers of the SCO

На выборах президента в Узбекистане начала работу миссия наблюдателей ШОС

The mission of the Shanghai cooperation organization (SCO) on Tuesday started work on observing the presidential elections in Uzbekistan, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the CEC of the Republic.

Presidential elections will be held on December 4. All four political parties officially operating in the country, has registered candidates for participation in them. The second of September at the age of 78 from a stroke died first, the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov. Acting head of the Republic appointed by the Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoev.

“Members of the observer mission issued the mandates of the established sample, which give them the right to participate in all activities on preparation and conduct of elections, and to stay in the premises for voting on election day and during the counting of votes”, — said the representative of the CEC. According to him, the mission included 20 representatives from member countries of the organization — Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China and Tajikistan. Headed the mission of the SCO Secretary-General Rashid Alimov.

According to the CEC, the elections will be monitored by more than 80 thousand local observers and about 600 international ─ from various organizations, including the CIS, OSCE, SCO, the Organization of Islamic cooperation and the world organization of the electoral bodies.