Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 6
By Victoria Zhavoronkova - The head of the OSCE/ODİHR observation mission for Tajikistan's Presidential Elections said that no incidents were revealed by the mission yet, CA-News reported on Nov. 6.
Paraskiva Badesku said that the voting process goes smoothly.
Voting for the presidential elections started in Tajikistan on Wednesday. The polling stations will be open from 6:00 until 20:00 local time (from 5:00 until 19:00 Baku time).
Around 4.35 million Tajik citizens have the right to vote. Voting will take place at 3158 polling stations in the country and 61 polling stations outside the country.
Six contenders have been registered as presidential candidates. The republic's current President Emomali Rahmon is among them.
For the post of the Tajik president, Secretary of the Communist Party, MP Ismoil Talbakov, Chairman of the Democratic Party Saidjafar Ismonov, Chairman of the Socialist Party Abduhalim Gafforov, a representative of the Agrarian Party Tolibbek Bukhoriev and Chairman of the Party of Economic Reform Olimjon Boboev will also compete.