MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
October 11 this year in Tajikistan, presidential elections were held, in which the incumbent head of state E.Sh. Rahmon won a decisive victory.
Observer missions from the CIS and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (114 people in total) followed the voting. The elections were recognized as open, free and legitimate. The expression of will, in which 85.39% of voters took part, was held in accordance with international standards and in compliance with national legislation, in an atmosphere of competition.
The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin congratulated the President of the Republic of Tajikistan E. Sh. Rakhmon on his convincing victory.
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