Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 10
By Elena Kosolapova – Trend:
On the eve of a referendum to make amendments to the Constitution of Kyrgyzstan and elect members of local councils, Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev held a meeting with the country’s Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov and Chairman of Central Election Commission (CEC) Nurzhan Shayldabekova.
During the meeting, the Kyrgyz president instructed the government and the CEC to create all the conditions for free expression of the citizens’ will, said the presidential press service Dec. 10.
“We have to show once again that Kyrgyzstan is a country, where fair elections are held, where the fate of referenda and elections are decided by citizens themselves directly via voting,” said Atambayev.
Nurzhan Shayldabekova informed the Kyrgyz president that polling stations are ready for the voting, and all the conditions were created by election commissions for a democratic and open competition among all participants of the election campaign.
Prime Minister Jeenbekov, for his part, noted that public authorities take all necessary measures to ensure public order and security during the voting.
The referendum to make amendments to the Constitution of Kyrgyzstan and elect members of local councils will be held on Dec. 11.
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