Posted: 02.02.2022 10:33:00

CIS observation mission started monitoring referendum in Belarus

Observers from the CIS states have started monitoring the nationwide referendum on amendments and additions to the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus – as reported by BelTA

Igor Karpenko, the Chairman of the Central Commission of the Republic of Belarus on Elections and Holding Republican Referenda, presented accreditation certificates of international observers to the representatives of the CIS observation mission.

It will be the 11th time that the CIS observers perform their functions in Belarus.

On January 20th, the President of Belarus signed the Decree On Calling the Nationwide Referendum. The main voting day is February 27th. It will also be possible to cast votes regarding the amendments and additions to the country’s Basic Law ahead of schedule: from February 22nd to February 26th.