Siyabshakh Shapiyev, a representative of the Russian Central Elections Commission (CEC) monitoring the presidential election in Uzbekistan, has pointed out to high voter turnout and the absence of irregularities in the voting process.
"I am in Bukhara and have visited several polling stations. The turnout at some of them was already around 50% by noon," he said to Interfax on the phone on Sunday.
He said the voting is free from irregularities. No irregularities have been registered. Other international observers confirm that too," he said.
Shapiyev also belongs to an observer mission of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
The delegation of the Russian CEC is led by its chairman Vladimir Churov who is now in Tashkent. In addition to representing the Russian CEC is a member of the CIS observer mission.
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