Kazakh Acting President Tokayev 1st candidate

Kazakh Acting President Tokayev 1st candidate

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Nur-Sultan, May 3: Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Kazakhstan's acting president, is the first presidential candidate to be officially registered for running in the June 9 election, according to a decree issued by the country's Central Election Commission on Friday, a Sputnik correspondent reported.

According to the commission's Secretary, Sabila Saparkyzy Mustafina, all the documents required for registering Tokayev have been filed with the organization and were in line with the existing norms. Tokayev has been nominated by the ruling Nur Otan party. (UNI)