Azerbaijan, Baku, October 09 /Trend/
The international observers monitoring the parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan will present their preliminary post-election statement at a news conference on Monday, 11 October, in Bishkek, OSCE press-service reported Saturday.
The international observation is a common endeavour involving the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR), the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA), and the European Parliament (EP).
The preliminary statement will be delivered by Morten Hoglund, appointed as Special Coordinator to lead the short-term OSCE observer mission and Head of the OSCE PA delegation, followed by Katarina Neved'alova, Head of the EP delegation, and Corien Jonker, Head of the OSCE/ODIHR long-term election observation mission.
This joint undertaking comprises a total of 266 observers from 36 countries, including 40 long-term and 206 short-term observers deployed by the OSCE/ODIHR, as well as nine parliamentarians and staff from the OSCE PA, and 11 from the European Parliament.
Journalists are invited to attend the news conference on Monday, 11 October, at 15:00 in the Hyatt Hotel in Bishkek.