Results of presidential elections in Uzbekistan presented at UN
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
At the United Nations Headquarters in New York the information about the results of the elections of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan has been disseminated as an official document of the 71th session of the General Assembly in the six official UN languages.
The document states that involving in the vote the citizens of our country once again expressed their support for the policy reforms in the country. The Central Election Commission of the Republic on the basis of received protocols of district election commissions has determined that on December 4, 2016, 87.73 percent of the total number of voters has voted.
The article stressed that the electoral process took place in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Law “On guarantees of electoral rights of citizens” and “On elections of the President” ensuring citizens rights to freedom of expression and respect for universal principles, equal and direct suffrage by secret voting.
“600 observers from 46 countries and five international organizations - the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the World Association of electoral bodies and Organization of Islamic cooperation have witnessed the democracy and transparency of the election campaign. More than 37,000 observers from political parties also took part in monitoring of the elections”, - given in the document.