The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Roman Vasilenko has held a meeting with the head of the CIS mission of observers at the early parliamentary elections of March 19, Leonid Anfimov, the First Deputy of CIS Secretary General.
The meeting was held within the opening of the CIS Observer Mission for the early elections of Mazhilis of Parliament and Maslikhats of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
During the meeting Mr. Vasilenko informed his interlocutor in detail about the main innovations of the upcoming parliamentary elections, as well as political and socio-economic reforms of the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
In his turn Leonid Anfimov thanked the Kazakh party for the invitation to take part in observing the elections and informed about the work of the CIS Mission that will deal with distribution of short-term, long-term observers in the regions, as well as assess the legislation of Kazakhstan. It has been noted that the formation of the Mission is in progress. It is expected that the composition will be around 200 observers, 10 of whom will work on a long term basis in the headquarters of the Mission in Astana.