Talks to Unite Azerbaijani Opposition Indeed Aimed to Create Union Between PFPA and Musavat

Politics Materials 23 August 2008 10:50 (UTC +04:00)
Talks to Unite Azerbaijani Opposition Indeed Aimed to Create  Union Between PFPA and Musavat

Azerbaijan, Baku, 22 August / Trend corr. E.Babayev / The opposition Democratic Party of Azerbaijan (DPA) considers that the parties' wide cooperation format, which refused to participate in the presidential elections, would not be implemented. "We have supervised that the key talks were directed to establish a union of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA) with Musavat," Sardar Jalaloglu, chairman of DPA, told Trend .

Azerbaijan will host the presidential elections on 15 October 2008. The Azadlig bloc, which unites three opposition parties - Popular Front, Liberal and Citizen and Development), as well as Classical Popular Front, Open Society, Musavat, Civil Solidarity, Democratic, Great Establishment, Azadlig parties and Eldar Namazov, head of the Public Forum For the name of Azerbaijan refused to participate in the forthcoming presidential elections.

The parties' cooperation centre, which refused from participation in the elections, was decided to establish at the meeting of the Azadlig Council of Chairmen. Fuad Mustafayev, an organization man from PFPA, was entrusted to hold the talks. Mustafayev said that the key aim of the cooperation was to adopt and approve the elections illegitimacy.

Jalaloglu said that so far, no talks have been held with DPA regarding the established cooperation format. "I believe that the talks are directed to lay foundation for cooperation between PFPA and Musavat,' Jalaloglu said.

DPA was founded by Jalaloglu in 1991. The party took a radical position against the Government until 2007. In January 2007, the party took a new political course and improved relations with the authorities. Protesting against such an action Rasul Guliyev, the ex-chairman, and his supporters left the party and founded the Open Society party

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