ASTANA. The international observers from the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR) and the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA) monitoring the early presidential election in Kazakhstan will present their preliminary post-election statement at a news conference on Monday, 4 April, in Astana.
The preliminary statement will be delivered by Special Co-ordinator Tonino Picula who leads the short-term OSCE observer mission and heads the OSCE PA delegation, followed by Ambassador Daan Everts, Head of the OSCE/ODIHR long-term election observation mission.
This common endeavour comprises a total of 419 observers from 45 countries, including 53 long-term observers and experts from the OSCE/ODIHR, 283 short-term observers seconded by participating States upon request by the OSCE/ODIHR and 79 parliamentarians and staff from the OSCE PA.
Journalists are invited to attend the news conference on Monday, 4 April, at 14:00 at the Radisson SAS Hotel, Astana.