In Turkmenistan, the presidential election campaign started

In Turkmenistan started voting in the presidential election, it is reported TASS with reference to the Central Commission for elections and referenda of the country.


Polling stations opened at 07:00 local time. In Turkmenistan openly 2578 sections, 39 more openly in foreign countries. On the territory of the Russian Federation citizens of Turkmenistan can Express their will either in the Moscow Embassy or Consulate in Astrakhan.


In the elections of the head of state involved nine people, three of whom for the first time in the modern history of Turkmenistan nominated by political parties. A presidential candidate is acting Turkmen leader Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. To win a particular need to collect at least half of the votes of the citizens participating in the electoral process.

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