Azerbaijan, Fuzuli, 18 April / corr Trend A.Ismayilova / Azerbaijan have refuted accusations that there is no democracy within the country, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev stated in a public meeting in Fuzuli District of Azerbaijan on 18 April.
"How can countries which defend democracy and consider themselves as symbols of democracy close their eyes to the cruelty against civilians in Armenia and the deaths of tens of people. However, whenever any minor action of provocation occurs in Azerbaijan, all these countries make inappropriate statements, interfering into Azerbaijan's internal affairs, while their press publish material urging for the suppression of democracy in Azerbaijan," the President stated.
He said that Azerbaijan has no intention to reconcile with double standards and regards such accusations as unfair. The President commented on its struggle for power in the region, whilst stressing that Azerbaijan has no intention to be under anyone's authority.
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