350 OCSE representatives to observe Kyrgyz elections
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 19 / Trend, V. Zhavoronkova/
A total of 350 short-term OSCE observers will observe the presidential elections in Kyrgyzstan, scheduled for Oct. 30, 2011, KyrTAG reported on Wednesday.
The observation mission will last from Oct. 29 to 31.
OSCE/ODIHR election observation mission head Cornelia Jonker said OSCE is interested in transparency of election process and holding it in line with international standards.
She said along with short-term observation mission, which includes policy, elections and media analysts, the OSCE mission has 28 long-term observers, dispatched to all regions of Kyrgyzstan.
"The long-term observers will closely work with country's officials, media, international organizations and local government bodies during the elections," Jonker added.