Some Azerbaijani Opposition Parties Agree to Establish New Unity
Azerbaijan, Baku, 22 August / Trend corr. I.Alizade / The Azerbaijani opposition parties boycotting the presidential elections have agreed to establish a new unity.
"Negotiations on this matter are very constructive and I hope that we can form a new co-operation centre of the opposition soon," Ali Karimli, the chairman of the opposition Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (APFP), told journalists on 22 August.
The presidential elections will be held in Azerbaijan on 15 October. Majority of the opposition parties boycott the elections. The APFP, which is represented in Azadlig bloc, began negotiations to establish a new co-operation centre of the opposition.
Musavat Party, Liberal Party, Democratic Party, Citizen and Development Party, Classic Popular Front Party and APFP boycott the upcoming presidential elections.
"The opposition parties try to give a principle assessment to the elections, which they boycott, and this is our major principle. We will adopt a general document on the results of the elections after this assessment," Karimli said.
According to him, some opposition parties agreed to establish a new co-operation centre of the opposition. However, Karimli refused to publicize names of these parties.
"I can only say that the Musavat Party has agreed to join the centre," the chairman of the party said.
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