Current head of state won presidential elections in Tajikistan

Presidential elections were held in Tajikistan. They were won by the incumbent head of state Emomali Rahmon.

He was supported by 90.9% of citizens. After that, security measures were stepped up in the capital of the country, Dushanbe. Earlier, a number of experts said that after the elections, Tajikistan could become another point of instability.

Special equipment was taken to the streets of the city, and cafes and restaurants were closed near the building of the Central Commission for Elections and Referendums. The turnout was 85.39%.