Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Nov. 25
By Demir Azizov - Trend:
The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Russia has established groups of observers for the parliamentary elections in Uzbekistan, according to a message posted on the website of the Russian CEC.
"The Russian CEC created teams of observers for the parliamentary elections in Uzbekistan as part of the delegations of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and on a bilateral basis (at the invitation of Uzbek colleagues)," the message said.
The elections to the legislative (lower) chamber of Uzbekistan's parliament will be held Dec. 21.
Four political parties of Uzbekistan were allowed to take part in the election. These are the Liberal Democratic Party, People's Democratic Party, the Democratic Party Milly Tiklanish (National Revival), the Social Democratic Party Adolat (Justice). Each of them nominated 135 MP candidates in accordance with the number of electoral districts.
Over 300 representatives of foreign and Uzbek media outlets were accredited at Uzbekistan's CEC for the coverage of the elections.
Representatives of several international organizations and foreign countries confirmed their participation in the observation over the elections.
Edited by SI