Azerbaijan, Baku, 21 July / Trend corr. J.Babayeva / The position regarding the upcoming presidential elections was announced in the meeting of the National Revival Party (NRP) on 20 July. "NRP took a decision to support the candidature of Eldar Namazov, the head of the Public forum 'For the name of Azerbaijan' in the upcoming presidential elections," Vugar Bayturan, the new elected chairman of the party told Trend .
Bayturan is also the chairman of the Our Azerbaijan bloc, which unites eight opposition parties. The bloc was founded during the presidential elections 2003 in order to support the candidature of Isa Gambar, the chairman of the Musavat party. Later, Musavat left the bloc. The Council of chairmen of the bloc made a decision to support the candidature of Eldar Namazov, the head of the Public forum 'For the name of Azerbaijan' in the upcoming presidential elections. Bayturan resigned from the chairman position in the Turkic Nationalistic party.
According to Bayturan, Muhamad Khatemi Tankentin, former chairman of the party, was elected as the chairman of NRP in the meeting.
Bayturan said that the changes and amendments were made into the Charter and NRP's program. Party made a decision to take active participation in the presidential elections in 2008, as well as municipality elections in 2009 and parliamentary elections in 2010.
Party will continue its activity in the headquarters of the Our Azerbaijan bloc. Bayturan will make an appeal to the State Committee on State Property Management to provide party with headquarters soon.
The Turkic Nationalistic party will hold a meeting after the presidential elections. "Party may take a decision to join NRP," Bayturan said.
NRP was founded in 1989. In 1993, the party received the state registration.
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