Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Over 3,000 international observers registered for Ukrainian presidential election

Jan. 12 2010 (Interfax-Ukraine news agency). The Ukrainian Central Elections Commission had registered 3,149 international observers to monitor the Jan. 17 presidential election in Ukraine. Another 461 international observers from foreign states and international organizations, including 20 observers from the European Parliament, 232 observers from the CANADEM non governmental organization, 20 observers from Denmark, one from ENEMO, two from the CIS Parliamentary Assembly, 169 from the OSCE, one from the International Republican Institute and 16 from the Canadian Ukrainian Foundation, were registered on Monday. The registration period expired on Jan. 11. The commission will consider a request from Georgia for the registration of 2,000 election monitors later today.