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Tajikistan: Long-time leader Emomali Rahmon casts ballot in presidential election02:10

Tajikistan: Long-time leader Emomali Rahmon casts ballot in presidential election

Tajikistan, Dushanbe
October 11, 2020 at 14:59 GMT +00:00 · Published

Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon cast his vote in the presidential election at polling station no. 15 in the capital Dushanbe on Sunday.

Rahmon, who has ruled over the Central Asian state since 1992, is seeking election to another seven-year term in office.

The incumbent faces four contenders in the presidential race; Rustam Latifzoda from the Agrarian Party, Abdukhalim Gafforzoda from the Socialist Party, Rustam Rakhmatzoda from the Economic Reform Party and Miroj Abdulloyev from the Communist Party.

Around 145 observers from various international organisations, including the OSCE (Organisation for Security and Co-operation) CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States), and SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation), are monitoring the voting process. In addition, 267 representatives of domestic and foreign media are involved in covering the election.

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Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon cast his vote in the presidential election at polling station no. 15 in the capital Dushanbe on Sunday.

Rahmon, who has ruled over the Central Asian state since 1992, is seeking election to another seven-year term in office.

The incumbent faces four contenders in the presidential race; Rustam Latifzoda from the Agrarian Party, Abdukhalim Gafforzoda from the Socialist Party, Rustam Rakhmatzoda from the Economic Reform Party and Miroj Abdulloyev from the Communist Party.

Around 145 observers from various international organisations, including the OSCE (Organisation for Security and Co-operation) CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States), and SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation), are monitoring the voting process. In addition, 267 representatives of domestic and foreign media are involved in covering the election.

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