Kyrgyzstan 's Central Election Commission (CEC) has officially registered 21 presidential candidates for the elections scheduled for Oct. 30, 24. kg reported on Friday.
The number of candidates is constantly changing because of rows with their registration. Kyrgyz CEC deputy chairmen Gulnara Djurabayeva said that the CEC removes Marat Sultanov's candidacy on Friday.
Earlier an important political figure, " Ata Meken" parliamentary faction leader Omurbek Tekebayev refused to run the presidency.
The Presidential elections are scheduled for Oct. 30, 2011.