BELARUS NEWS AND ANALYSIS

DATE:

29/09/2008

Belarus Foreign Ministry: voter turnout over 70% abroad

On foreign soil 70% of Belarusian voters took part in the elections to the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus, Press Secretary of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry Andrei Popov told BelTA.

There were 7,478 Belarusians registered for voting at polling stations abroad. As of 20:00 5,246 people or 70.15% of the total received their ballot papers.

There are 40 polling stations set up in 31 countries for the elections to the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus. the countries are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the UK, Hungary, Venezuela, Germany, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Canada, China, Cuba, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Serbia, the USA, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, South Africa, Japan. Four polling stations were opened in Russia, four ones in Poland, two in Germany, two in Latvia and two in the USA.

Source:

http://news.trendaz.com/?show=news&newsid=1307065&lang=RU

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