Over 1,500 international observers arrive in Ukraine to monitor presidential election

# 18:21
30 March 2019

More than 1,500 international observers have arrived in Ukraine to monitor the presidential election that will be held on March 31, Spokesman for Ukrainian State Border Guard Service Oleg Slobodyan said ONA reports UNN news agency.

"As many as 76 observers have arrived over the past 24 hours. Currently, there are more than 1,500 official observers from 40 countries in Ukraine," he said.

In all, Ukraine’s Central Election Commission registered 2,344 official observers from 19 international organizations and 17 countries, including the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), the European Network of Election Monitoring Organizations (ENEMO), the European Parliament, the international organization Silba - Initiative for Dialogue and Democracy and the US-based National Democratic Institute.