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26 January 2023, 18:31

Belarus' upper house of parliament to consider bill to amend the Electoral Code on 30 January

MINSK, 26 January (BelTA) - The Council of the Republic will consider the bill to amend the Electoral Code on 30 January, CEC Chairman Igor Karpenko told reporters on the sidelines of the roundtable "Electoral Process: Experience and Prospects for Development" at the Academy of Public Administration under the aegis of the President of Belarus attended by a delegation of the Election Commission of Leningrad Oblast of the Russian Federation, BelTA has learned.

Igor Karpenko recalled that on the members of the House of Representatives adopted amendments to the Electoral Code of Belarus as the bill had the second reading. "As far as I know, the Council of the Republic is scheduled to consider the code on 30 January. In fact, we are on the home stretch. Once signed by the head of state, the code will come into force. In accordance with the updated Electoral Code, we will be preparing such an important electoral campaign as the Single Voting Day in 2024," the CEC head said.

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