Kyrgyzstan

Secretary-General welcomes Kyrgyztan's peaceful, credible presidential elections

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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

The Secretary-General welcomes the peaceful conduct of the presidential elections in Kyrgyzstan on 10 July 2005. Preliminary reports indicate that the elections were held in a credible manner and with strengthened commitment to upholding international standards. The holding of these elections is an important step in the consolidation of political institutions in Kyrgyzstan. The Secretary-General looks forward to partnership and cooperation with the new Government.