site.btaForeign Ministry Invites International Observers for April 2 Elections
In line with its commitments under Bulgaria's Election Code the Foreign Ministry has invited international observers for the early elections scheduled for April 2, the Ministry said on Friday. Bulgaria's permanent representation in Vienna has sent invitation to the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Invitations were also sent to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, through Bulgaria's permanent representation in Strasbourg and to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation through Bulgaria's Consulate General in Istanbul. If these organizations express willingness, the Foreign Ministry will propose to the Central Election Commission the registration of their representatives as international observers for the upcoming elections.
Guaranteeing fair, free and democratic elections according to the highest international standards is a priority for Bulgaria.