Azerbaijan, Baku /corr Trend S.Ilhamgizi / It was decisded to cease the activities of former charman of the Congress of Wotld Azerbaijanis (CWA), member of the Presidium, Javad Derakhti, Gulamrza Sabri Tebrizi, the chairman of the CWA, said in his statement on 20 November.
Tebrizi said that Derakhti violated the charter and showed disrespect to the resolutions of the Conference, held on 7 June 2007. He introduced himself to some media outlets as the chairman of the CWA. Derakhti said that in February 2008 he will hold the 11th conference of the CWA.
Members of the Presidium attempted to meet with Derakhti, who is in Baku, though he refused.
"Members of the Presidium, the representations of Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Russia and activists of the CWA discussed these actions. They counteract the Charter, sow discord. Therefore, it was decided to cease DErakhti's activities with in the CWA's Presidium," Tebrizi said.
Derakhti will hold a news conference on 20 November.