Press Releases

The latest news, press statements, readouts and media advisories from the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly.
REUTERS 1 March 2010 DUSHANBE: Serious irregularities including ballot-box stuffing mean Sunday's parliamentary election in Tajikistan failed to meet basic democratic standards, Europe's main election watchdog said on Monday. "I'm happy that election day took place in a generally good atmosphere but I'm even more disappointed that these elections failed on many basic democratic standards," Pia Christmas- Moller, vice president of the

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ALJAZEERA.NET 1 March 2010 International election observers have said Tajikistan's legislative elections were marred by "serious irregularities" including ballot stuffing The vote had failed to meet democratic standards, monitors from the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and European parliament said in a statement on Monday. Observers "highlighted serious irregularities on election day, including a high prevalence of

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty 1 March 2010 By Farangis Najibullah According to Tajikistan's election officials, President Emomali Rahmon's People's Democratic Party is on course to win the vast majority of 63 seats in the next parliament -- winning nearly 72 percent of the vote. For the first time, the Islamic Renaissance Party (IRP) appears to have moved ahead of the Communist Party. Partial results give the party 7.7 percent of the vote.

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DUSHANBE, 26 February 2010 - The international election observation mission for the parliamentary elections in Tajikistan will present its preliminary post-election statement at a news conference on Monday, 1 March, in Dushanbe. The mission is a joint undertaking of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR), the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA), and the European Parliament (EP). The preliminary statement

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COPENHAGEN, 24 February 2010 -- The head of the OSCE election observation mission to the parliamentary elections in Tajikistan on 28 February, OSCE PA Vice-President Pia Christmas-Moeller (Denmark), arrived today in Tajikistan. Pia Christmas-Moeller, leader of the Parliamentary Assembly’s delegation of over 50 election observers, has also been appointed OSCE Special Co-ordinator by the OSCE chairperson-in-Office, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister,

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COPENHAGEN, 23 February 2010 – A high-level delegation from the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA), led by President Joao Soares and the Special Representative on Nagorno-Karabakh and Georgia, President Emeritus Goran Lennmarker, will visit all three countries in the Caucasus next month. The visit will take place from 9 to 16 March. It will begin in Georgia, 9 and 10 March, continue to Armenia from 10 to 13 March, before ending in Azerbaijan

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