Uzbekistan defines the fourth of December as the date for presidential elections

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Approved the Central Election Commission of Uzbekistan, the fourth of December next, the date for the presidential elections, the people choose a successor to the late President Islam Karimov. The Commission set a date for early presidential elections at the request of the Uzbek Parliament, as stipulated by the country's constitution. It is noteworthy that Islam Karimov, who was elected president of Uzbekistan four times (in 1991 and 2000, 2007 and 2015) died, according to official information, in the hospital, on September 2 / September, after suffering a stroke in August 27 / August. And entrusted the task of parliament's acting head of state, on a temporary basis, to Prime Minister Shaukat Mirdyaev, despite the fact that the Uzbek constitution requires hand over the powers of the deceased President to the President of the Senate, the grace of God Yuldashev. Uzbekistan's constitution allows the candidate to the post of the head of state a person aged over 35 years and is fluent in Uzbek language and reside in the territory of the country for a period of not less than 10 years before the election, the president is elected in Uzbekistan for a period of 5 Oawam.anthy 29 / A 43