Candidate from Authorities Will Win Presidential Elections – Opposition party Representative
Azerbaijan, Baku, 4 June / Trend corr. I.Alizade / The Azerbaijani opposition Open Society Party (OSP) considers that the candidate from the authorities will win the upcoming presidential elections. "The Azerbaijani opposition camp destroyed and the candidate from the authorities will win the elections," Yagub Abbasov, Deputy Chairman of OSP, told Trend .
The presidential elections in Azerbaijan will be held in October 2008.
The Azadlig bloc, that unites three opposition parties - Popular Front, Citizen and Development and Liberal, has stated tht the bloc would boycott the upcoming presidential elections. Isa Gambar- leader of Musavat party, Sardar Jalaloglu-chairman of Democratic party and Mais Gulmammadov- Chairman of Green party of Azerbaijan, have already nominated their candidature to the presidential post. On 5 May, Eldar Namazov, Head of the Public forum 'For Azerbaijan, stated that he would also nominated his candidature to the presidential post. The candidature of Ilham Aliyev will be nominated from the ruling New Azerbaijan party
"Opposition cannot unite and to submit one idea concerning the elections that decreases opposition chance to win the elections," Abbasov said.
The right central opposition Open Society Party was founded in April 2007. Rasul Guliyev, who has been living as an emigrant in the United States for more than ten years is the leader of the party .
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