Azerbaijan, Baku, October 9/Trend, H.Valiyev/
The voting process at the Azerbaijani presidential election has been organized at a sufficiently high level at the capital's polling stations, the head of the Turkish delegation at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC), the head of BSEC observation group for the Azerbaijani presidential election Ismail Safi told Trend on Wednesday.
According to Safi, the delegation led by him has visited three polling stations in the first half of the day.
"The voting process in all three polling stations was organized at a high level and it can be seen at a glance. The members of the ruling party, as well as oppositional parties and independent observers are observing the voting process. We became familiarized with their opinions at a place. All of them highly assess the voting process. My colleagues from Bulgaria and Greece share the same view," Safi said.
Country's polling stations opened at 8:00 am and will close at 7:00 pm (local time).
Ten candidates are taking part in the elections including the Chairman of the New Azerbaijan Party, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the chairman of Umid Party Igbal Aghazadeh, self-nominated candidate MP Zahid Oruj, the chairman of the United Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (UAPFP) MP Gudrat Hasanguliyev, the chairman of the Modern Musavat Party Hafiz Hajiyev, the chairman of the Azerbaijan Social Democratic Party (ASDP) Araz Alizadeh, the chairman of the National Revival Movement Party, MP Faraj Guliyev, the candidate nominated by the initiative group of voters of the 'National Council of Democratic Forces', Jamil Hasanli, the chairman of the Adalat Party, MP Ilyas Ismayilov and the chairman of the Azerbaijan Democratic Party (ADP) Sardar Jalaloglu.
The Central Election Commission of Azerbaijan has registered 5,145,643 voters.
In connection with the presidential elections, the Central Election Commission of Azerbaijan established 5,273 permanent and 219 temporary polling stations.
Web cameras have been installed in 1000 polling stations in 119 constituencies of Azerbaijan. Unlike in previous years, this time the voting process can be monitored via mobile devices such as smartphones.
Totally, 52,000 people are observing the election in Azerbaijan, nearly 1,400 of which are international observers.
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