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OSCE/ODIHR to suggest Russia send their observers to presidential elections in Ukraine

The Verkhovna Rada registered the bill which calls for ruling out the participation of the observers from Russia in the elections in Ukraine
18:56, 11 February 2019

 

 

Thomas Rymer, the Representative of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights(ODIHR)
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The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the OSCE will suggest to all the members-countries, including Russia, to send their observers to the elections in Ukraine. Thomas Rymer, the Representative of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) said, Interfax reported.

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“ODIHR will abide by the long-existed rule of the presentational elections in Ukraine the same way it is with other observing missions during elections. That’s why we will send invitations to all the 56 members of ODIHR asking to send their observer during the coming elections”, - Rymer said.

Related: Two Russians added to OSCE observers list at Ukrainian elections

As we reported earlier, the Central Election Committee registered 18 observers from the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) during the presidential elections on March, 31. No Russians registered.

The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the OSCE offered to include two citizens of Russia to the list of the mission on the observation of the Ukrainian presidential elections on 31 March 2019, despite the conditions declared by Ukraine.

The election campaign has officially started on December 31, 2018. Registration of the candidates was closed on February 4, 2019, and on February 9, the final list of presidential candidates is expected to appear. The candidates would be able to withdraw their candidacy until March 7, 2019.

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