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In Kyrgyzstan, a referendum was recognized to determine the form of government in the country. About it reported at the press service of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of the republic.
According to the commission, at 18:00 (15:00 Moscow time), the voter turnout in the referendum was 33.08% (1 million 178 thousand 656 people). According to the law, a referendum is recognized as valid if at least 30% of voters participate in it.
Voters can vote for a presidential, parliamentary republic, or against all.
Along with the referendum, early presidential elections are being held in Kyrgyzstan. They were voted on by 33.13% of voters, or 1 million 180 thousand 515 people. In total, 17 people apply for the post of head of state. Among them is Sadyr Japarov, who took over as acting prime minister amid protests in the country. After the resignation of President Sooronbai Jeenbekov, he became interim president. In November, Japarov resigned in order to to accept participation in elections.