Vladimir Putin congratulates Kyrgyz Prime Minister with victory in presidential election
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin congratulated Kyrgyz Prime Minister Almazbek Atambaev with victory in the presidential elections in a phone conversation, CA-NEWS reported.
The Russian Prime Minister expressed hope the relations between two countries will develop more dynamically and friendship between the two nations will only strengthen.
The voting took place on Oct. 30 in Kyrgyzstan.
According to the Kyrgyz Central Election Commission's official website, the CEC received 100 percent of the final protocols from all 2,318 election commissions as of Nov.2, KyrTAG reported.
According to preliminary data, after processing 100 percent of the protocols, 1.858.596 million Kyrgyz citizens attended the voting, turnout hit 61.28 percent. Some 1.175.344 voters (63.24 percent) voted for candidate Almazbek Atambayev. Candidate Adakhan Madumarov gained 274,434 votes - 14.77 percent. Kamchybek Tashiyev gained 266,192 votes - 14.32 percent.