New Opposition Party in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. S.Ilhamgizi / Activists of the National Liberation Movement establishes a new opposition party under the leadership of Ramiz Tagiyev, was stated during the press-conference held by the Organization Committee on Party Establishing.
The founding meeting of the party will be held in spring of 2008. The party will be called Our Souls for Azerbaijan.
Tagiyev was one of the activists of the National Liberation Movement. He had been the head of the Executive Power of the Julfa region of Nakhchivan since 1992 to 1993. He was the member of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan and later Civil Unity Party. Tagiyev was charged of violation of the Popular Front Party's Chapter in 2005 and excluded from party.
The new party will be an opposition one. The party will cooperate with the Classic Popular Party, Azerbaijani National Independent Party and Democratic Party. Tagiyev called the names of Faraja Guliyev, Arif Pasha and Tahmasib Novruzov among the activists.
The party will back the candidature of the INIP chairman Etibar Mammadov at the upcoming presidential elections in 2008.