MINSK, 28 July (BelTA) – The exit poll at the presidential election in Belarus will be monitored by international and national experts, Director of the office of the Interstate Broadcasting Company Mir in Belarus Vladimir Pertsov told reporters in Minsk on 28 July, BelTA has learned.
According to Vladimir Pertsov, the office of the Interstate Broadcasting Company Mir in belarus addressed international experts to help monitor the exit poll. “We have sent invitations to many experts in a number of countries. These are the UK, Austria, Sweden, Poland, Russia, Armenia, and other states,” he said.
Some of them have responded already. The director of the office of the Interstate Broadcasting Company Mir in Belarus did not specify the countries. “We expect answers from all the invited experts and changes to restrictions in some European countries due to the coronavirus epidemic,” he explained. According to Vladimir Pertsov, the initiators of the exit poll hope that more experts will confirm their participation in early August.
Apart from international specialists, national experts will observe the exit poll, too.
The national exit poll is due on 9 August. The sociological research has been initiated by the office of the Interstate Broadcasting Company Mir in Belarus. The survey will be conducted by the Youth Laboratory of Sociological Studies of the Belarusian Committee of Youth Associations.