Day of silence before elections of the President of Uzbekistan took place without violations

День тишины перед выборами президента Узбекистана прошел без нарушений

Day of silence ahead of presidential elections in Uzbekistan to be held December 4, was held without violations, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the Central election Commission of the Republic.

After amendments to the legislation in 2015 for the first time in the elections of the head of Uzbekistan has the day of silence, calling for a ban on election propaganda and agitation. It began at midnight Saturday (22.00 GMT on Friday).

“The day of silence complaints and signals any violations have been reported, the facts of agitation, not recorded,” — said the representative of the CEC.

By law the removal of all campaign materials of candidates was held from Friday 20.00 (18.00 GMT) and ended on Saturday at 06.00 (04.00 UTC). The only acceptable propaganda in day of silence is an appeal to voters to come to polling stations. Information materials of the CEC, containing autobiographical information about these candidates and their election programs, are not campaigning materials.

According to political analysts, the main candidate for the post of President, Shavkat Mirziyoev, nominated by the liberal democratic party of Uzbekistan (UzLiDeP). He was in favour of accession of the country to the military-political blocs and the development of relations with CIS countries, primarily with Russia.

Two candidates: Deputy speaker of the lower house of Parliament Sarwar of Atamuradov nominated by the National democratic party “Milly Tiklanish” (National revival) and the leader of the social democratic party “Adolat” (“Justice”) narimon Umarov — the urge to preserve and develop Alliance and strategic relations with Russia.

The leader of the people’s democratic party of Uzbekistan Hataman Meetings, which is a reserved refers to the entry of the Republic in the new organization, particularly in the Eurasian economic Union (EAEU), primarily focused on the implementation of employment programmes and tariff policy in housing and communal services.