BISHKEK. OSCE supports constitutional reforms in Kyrgyzstan. Yesterday, during the regular session of the Permanent Council, its chairman and the Dutch Ambassador Justus De Visser said that it is not possible to avoid some difficulties and shortcomings in such long processes as the constitutional reforms. He stressed that it is important to continue efforts in democratic development. De Visser also praised the openness of the Kyrgyzstanis and he said that OSCE will closely observe the course of the constitutional reforms in the country. The discussion was raised after Kyrgyz Ambassador Alikbek Jekshenkulov told the session about the forthcoming referendum agenda. Several representatives of the OSCE member-countries supported the reforms in Kyrgyzstan.
Meanwhile, some CIS member-countries, including Belarus, Moldova and Kazakhstan, have said that they will send their observers to monitor the referendum. Several international organizations will observe the events through their Bishkek and other local representatives.