MOSCOW, January 18. /TASS/. Representatives of Russia’s Central Election Commission (CEC) plan to take part in monitoring the parliamentary elections in France and the presidential election in Serbia, CEC member Vasily Likhachev, responsible for matters related to international cooperation, told TASS on Wednesday.
"First, the parliamentary elections in France will come, I plan to go there in June. And then, the presidential election in Serbia."
France will elect members of the National Assembly (lower house of parliament) in a two-round voting process, the first round will take place on June 11 while the second round is scheduled to be held on June 18. The Serbian presidential election is due in spring, the exact date has not been announced yet.
In addition to that, according to Likhachev, representatives of the Russian CEC plan to monitor the presidential elections in Turkmenistan on February 12, as well as visit Kyrgyzstan and Moldova.