Azerbaijan, Baku / corr Trend K.Ramazanova / The United States calls on the authorities and political forces of Azerbaijan to talk over the upcoming 2008 presidential elections at a meeting scheduled for 9 Noember with the assitance of the Council of Europe, Jonathan Henick, the head of the Pubic Relations Department of the US Embassy, said on 6 November.
"We expect discussions on the most important issues on the future elections and election systems in Azerbaijan," he said.
The United States support democratic reforms and appreciates the activities of the International Foundation for Elections System (IFES), Henick said. He was commenting on the accusations by some Azerbaijani political parties that the organization was biased. The role of IFES on the improvement of the election system is well noticed.