Kyrgyzstan’s election body has announced the first official result of the elections held on Sunday to elect 120 new members of the parliament.
According to the preliminary results, the voter turnout was around 55% and four political parties passed the 7% threshold to enter the parliament.
Out of the 16 political parties, Birimdik (Unity) party, Mekenim Kyrgyzstan (Homeland Kyrgyzstan) party, Kyrgyzstan Party and Butun (All) Kyrgyzstan party succeeded in entering the parliament.
While current Parliament Speaker Dastanbek Cumabekov’s Kyrgyzstan Party kept its seats in the parliament, the other three parties entered the parliament for the first time
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