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Russian MPs intend to observe presidential elections in Kyrgyzstan

Russian MPs plan to participate in monitoring of the presidential elections in Kyrgyzstan, which are scheduled for the fall of 2017. Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko stated at the meeting with the head of the Parliament Chynybay Tursunbekov, TASS reports.

«The parliament members plan to participate in the monitoring of voting in elections as part of international observer missions," she said.

Valentina Matviyenko stressed the importance of political reforms in Kyrgyzstan.

«There are important changes: constitutional reform is being put into practice, the role of Parliament is being strengthened," she said. «We are convinced that the steps taken will make an important contribution to strengthening the foundations of the state structure of Kyrgyzstan