Dispute in Azerbaijani Parliament
Azerbaijan, Baku, 16 April / Trend corr I. Alizade/ Panah Huseyn, member of the opposition Musavat group in the Azerbaijani Parliament, and Speaker Ogtay Asadov wrangled during the parliamentary meeting on 15 April.
The dispute was caused by the speech of Sabir Rustamkhanli, Chairman of the opposition Civil Solidarity Party. Rustamkhanli said that the administration of the Parliament does not treat all MPs equally. "The entrance to the Parliament is different for all and not every MP is allowed to pass through each door. Moreover, not all MPs are allowed to park their cars in the special parking places," Rustamkhanli said.
The Speaker in his turn said "Before being appointed as Speaker, the situation was the same - one door was intended for all MPs and another one only for the Speaker," Asadov said.
Panah Huseyn voiced his protest to the Speaker, because his microphone got switched off when he was speaking. Speaker offered his own place to Huseyn. Asadov's remarks caused violent reaction of Huseyn.
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