The CIS observer mission for the elections of deputies of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan will be headed by the CIS Secretary General Sergey Lebedev.
The elections will take place on 26 March 2023.
The CIS observer mission will monitor the electoral campaign at the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.
The work of the Mission will be based, as during the previous campaigns, on the principles of political neutrality, non-interference in the electoral process and in the internal affairs of the state, strictly in accordance with national legislation, says CIS Executive Committee.
From 25 January to February 28, the nomination and registration of candidates from the Democratic Party, the Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, the Agrarian Party of Turkmenistan and groups of citizens.
At the end of January, the bicameral parliament Milli Gengeshi in Turkmenistan was reorganized into a unicameral Mejlis. ///nCa, 14 February 2023