Watch Live: International Election Observers Press Conference in Minsk
The international observers monitoring the parliamentary elections in Belarus present their preliminary post-election statement at a news conference in Minsk.
The international observation is a common endeavour involving the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights and the Parliamentary Assembly. This common endeavour comprises some 330 accredited observers from 37 countries, including 48 long-term observers and experts, some 200 short-term observers, as well as more than 70 parliamentarians and staff from the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly.
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Download the election observers' Statement of Preliminary Findings and Conclusions released on 24 September 2012.