Bishkek, October 17 / Kabar /. The United States congratulates Sooronbai Jeenbekov on the occasion of his election to the presidency of Kyrgyzstan during the elections held on October 15, 2017. The embassy's statement on elections was distributed by the press office of the diplomatic mission.
"Peaceful elections and a high voter turnout confirmed the desire of the people of Kyrgyzstan to follow the democratic path. We highly appreciate the commitment of the Kyrgyz Republic to ensuring a democratic transition of power and the establishment by the relevant officials of the foundation for proper organization and conduct of elections, as well as the important role of civil society in monitoring the electoral process. The government and people of the Kyrgyz Republic can be proud of the successful holding of these elections," the embassy said.
The OSCE monitoring mission stated that the election process was open and "provided an organized transfer of power from one elected president to another," the US embassy said. At the same time, the mission's observers have identified shortcomings that need to be addressed in the next election.
The US is ready to partner with the new president of Kyrgyzstan in promoting bilateral relations and to promote further democratic development, stability and comprehensive economic prosperity of the country