Over 400 foreign media outlets, observers ready for Kazakh parliament election
Baku, Azerbaijan March 4
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
To date, 116 representatives of foreign media outlets from 28 countries and 308 international observers have been accredited for Kazakhstan's parliamentary election to be held March 20, the country's Central Election Commission said March 4.
The CEC accredited 130 new observers from the CIS in addition to those accredited earlier from this organization and three from South Korea on March 4.
Earlier, it registered observers from the OSCE/ODIHR, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, as well as from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Latvia, Malaysia, Russia, the US and Estonia.
The accreditation of foreign observers will continue until March 14.
The following parties will participate in the parliamentary election in Kazakhstan: Nur Otan, Ak Zhol Democratic Party of Kazakhstan, People's Democratic Patriotic Party "Aul", the Communist People's Party of Kazakhstan, the Nationwide Social Democratic Party and the Birlik party.
Edited by SI
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