Meeting of Head of the CIS Election Observation Mission V. Guminskiy with Chairman of the Central Election Committee of Turkmenistan G. Muradov takes place
The headquarter of the CIS Election Observation Mission published information saying that according to the invitation of the Central Committee for elections and referendums in Turkmenistan, the Mission and its headquarter started monitoring of the Presidential election campaign in Turkmenistan.
The meeting of First Deputy of the Executive Committee of the CIS Executive Secretary V. Guminskiy with Chairman of the Central Committee for elections and referendums in Turkmenistan G. Muradov was held under observation of the Presidential elections.
During the meeting, the sides discussed the issues related to the forthcoming elections of the President of Turkmenistan. The Chairman of the Central Election Committee explained in details on the course of election campaign and assured that all necessary conditions for observation of the Presidential Elections would be established for the Mission.
In his turn, G. Muradov was informed on the principles of work of the CIS observer mission and organization of its work. It was highlighted that the activity of the Mission would be built according to the legislation of Turkmenistan and be based on universal principles and standards of international law in elections. At the same time, the Mission rests upon the basis that the elections are internal affair of the state and the Mission’s objective is to evaluate election campaign for its conformance to national legislation and to support free and democratic elections.
It is planned that the composition of the Mission will include 80 observers and 10 of them will work on long-term basis.
The headquarter of the Mission will continue informing on its activity.