KyivPost

CIS election observation mission accredited in Ukraine

Print version
Sept. 29, 2012, 5:49 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

The CIS election observation mission has received accreditation from the Central Election Commission of Ukraine for monitoring the elections to the Verkhovna Rada and starts working in Ukraine.
© http://pravo-znaty.org.ua

The CIS election observation mission has received accreditation from the Central Election Commission of Ukraine for monitoring the elections to the Verkhovna Rada and starts working in Ukraine, First Deputy Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee Vladimir Garkun told this in an interview to Interfax-Ukraine.

"We have just returned from the CEC of Ukraine, where we have received international observers' accreditation. We arrived to monitor the elections at an invitation of the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Ukraine, and from today, September 29, the CIS observation mission starts monitoring the parliamentary elections," Garkun said.

According to him, the mission is being currently formed, it already has more than 150 observers. On the whole, they expected to include about 250 short-term and long-term observers the head of the mission, Garkun added.

The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively debate. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. If you think that a posted comment violates these standards, please flag it and alert us. We will take steps to block violators.

KyivPost

© 1995–2014 Public Media

Web links to Kyiv Post material are allowed provided that they contain a URL hyperlink to the www.kyivpost.com material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. Otherwise, all materials contained on this site are protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced without the prior written permission of Public Media at news@kyivpost.com
All information of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency placed on this web site is designed for internal use only. Its reproduction or distribution in any form is prohibited without a written permission of Interfax-Ukraine.