Nursultan Nazarbayev thanks people of Kazakhstan for support


Nursultan Nazarbayev thanks people of Kazakhstan for support

Kazakhstan sums up the outcome of extraordinary presidential elections. The incumbent president Nursultan Nazarbayev expectedly won. The politician scored a record number of votes and left its competitors far beyond the political ring.

Nursultan Nazarbayev is supported by the vast majority of people in Kazakhstan. And almost one hundred percent result in the elections for anybody did not become a sensation.

As many as 97.5% is a figure symbolizing the unconditional victory for the current administration. Nazarbayev's competitors, there were only two, scored only 2% of votes. 

The final results of the people's will be known next week but the election results will not be affected. Astana is celebrating the victory.

Nursultan Nazarbayev personally thanked the people of Kazakhstan for such strong support.

Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan:
You came to vote for your future, each came with their own aspirations. They wanted to express it and they did. Many thanks to all Kazakhs.

Representatives of the OSCE were impressed by a record high turnout - 95 percent.

The organization of the sacred political process was at the highest level. A CIS observer mission already on April 27 announced that the elections were open and there were no violations.  

Sergei Lebedev, Chairman of the Executive Committee - CIS Executive Secretary:
We wrote in our statement that the elections were open, free and consistent with generally accepted democratic norms.

Anastasia Dekhtyar, CTV:
Political analysts around the world agreed that such a serious credibility us in the first place due to the victories of Nursultan Nazarbayev on the economic front. In recent years, Kazakhstan's GDP has grown by a few points. In addition, the republic is usually called the largest economy in Central Asia. And one should not forget about the Eurasian Economic Union, in which establishment Nursultan Nazarbayev personally took part.