BISHKEK, August 3. /TASS/. Kyrgyzstan’s Central Election Commission has completed on Monday the acceptance of applications from political parties willing to take part in the forthcoming parliamentary election, the commission’s press service told TASS.
"All in all, 34 political parties have filed written applications," the press service said. "Therefore, the rest of the parties will not be able to take part in the election." According to the Central Election Commission, the registration of the parties will continue until September 4, and the application of the candidates’ lists - until August 25.
The parliamentary election in Kyrgyzstan is scheduled for October 4. It is held only in accordance with the party lists. During the previous election 120 seats in the country’s supreme legislative body were shared between representatives of five political parties. According to Kyrgyzstan’s legislation, the parliament is entitled to nominate the candidacy for the position of the country’s prime-minister and form the government.