Azerbaijani Believers to Support Candidate from Authorities: Sheik-ul-Islam of Caucasus
Azerbaijan, Baku, 29 April / corr Trend G.Jabiyev / The chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Board (CMB) stated that during the upcoming presidential elections the believers of Azerbaijan will vote for the candidate from the state authorities, the current President Ilham Aliyev. "The believers have made their decision. They will vote for the real democratic policy - Ilham Aliyev," Sheik-ul-Islam Allashukur Pashazade said in a conference on 'Heydar Aliyev - national and moral values' on 29 April.
The presidential elections will be held in Azerbaijan on 15 October. The ruling New Azerbaijan Party (NAP) has announced that their candidate will the leader of NAP, current President Ilham Aliyev.
Azadlyg bloc, a largest opposition alliance uniting the Popular Front of Azerbaijan Party, the Liberal Party and the Citizens and Development Party, said that in case the composition of the elections commission is not changed, they will boycott the elections. Meanwhile, Musavat, Democrat, Umid, Great Establishment parties have announced about their possible participation in the elections with their own candidates.
Pashazadeh said that President Aliyev defends and permanently develops the national moral values of Azerbaijan and traditions of inter-religious tolerance. It makes the believers to unite with the President.