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IPA CIS says observers started monitoring general election in Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek, Nov 27 (UNI/Sputnik) A group of election observers from the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States (IPA CIS) has begun monitoring the parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan, the IPA CIS told Sputnik on Saturday.
The Central Asian country is set to hold its repeat parliamentary elections will be held on Sunday under a new mixed electoral system where 54 seats will be chosen through party lists and the other 36 seats will be elected in district races.
"The members of the group of the international observers from the CIS Inter-parliamentary Assembly, headed by the coordinator, the chairman of the defense and security committee of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis [parliament] of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Kutbidin Burkhanov, have started a short-term monitoring of the election of lawmakers of the Jogorku Kenesh [parliament] of the Kyrgyz Republic," the IPA CIS said.
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