Opposition Should not Pay Hostile Attention to Government: Chairman of Opposition Party
Azerbaijan, Baku /corr. Trend I.Alizade / The problems which exist in the society should be resolved not forcibly, but through talks and civil way, said the Chairman of opposition Adalat Party, member of Azerbaijan Parliament's Human Rights Commission, Ilyas Ismaylov, during the 4th congress of the party on 24 November.
The congress is being attended by 339 representatives selected from 65 regional departments. In addition, the congress brings together the representatives from political parties in Azerbaijan, ruling New Azerbaijan Party and pro-governmental parties. During the congress, a report was delivered by Ilyas Ismaylov. He said that the third congress of the party was held in 2001, adding that the 4th congress had to be held in 2005, but it delayed by two years. Ismaylov highlighted several factors presenting objective obstacles to the activity of Adalat Party and other opposition parties. He linked them with the issues that the parties are not established through social order, comes together around persons, but not ideas, as well as with political silence and citizen indifference, interference of executive powers in activity of parties and financial difficulties. "We are an opposition party and fight for our goals. However, it does not mean that the opposition should pay hostile attention towards all steps by the government. All steps, by government or opposition, directed towards improving welfare of population should be supported," Ismaylov said.
The congress is continuing.