Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. E.Huseyinli / The Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev will meet with the heads of the opposition parties in the country to familiarize themselves with their positions regarding the regulations of the Armenian- Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno Karabakh in near future.
The issue was discussed at the meeting held with Miguel Angel Moratinos, the ruling chairman of the OSCE and the heads of opposition parties on 5 June. Lala Shovkat, the head of the Azerbaijani Liberal Party, stated to journalists that OSCE believed that a meeting will be held with the President and the heads of the opposition parties to resolve the Nagorno Karabakh conflict. "The opposition parties have a general conception on resolving the conflict and the issue should be determined within the framework of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Azerbaijan. If a referendum is held in Nagorno Karabakh, Azerbaijan will be defeated," Shovkat added.
The issue to inject changes and supplements in the Electoral Code of Azerbaijan, the formation of the Central Election Commission on the parity basis, as well as pressure on the freedom of media has been discussed during the meeting with the chairman of the OSCE.
Attending the meeting was Isa Gambar, the head of the Musavat Party of Azerbaijan, Ali Karimli, the Chairman of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan, Ali Aliyev, the Chairman of the Citizen and Development Party of Azerbaijan, Eldar Namazov, the Political Scientist and Araz Alizadeh, the Co-chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Azerbaijan.