Azerbaijani Opposition Party’s Presidential Nominee Officially Registered

Politics Materials 11 September 2008 17:29 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 11 September / Trend corr. I.Alizade / The Azerbaijani Central Elections Commission (CEC) confirmed a presidential candidature of the chairman of the Unified Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (UPFPA) Gudrat Hasanguliyev at a meeting on 11 September.

According to the CEC secretary Natig Mammadov, Hasanguliyev submitted 44,166 signatures from 84 constituencies. "A total of 41,125 signatures were considered as legal during examinations," he said.

The presidential elections will be held in Azerbaijan on 15 October. So far, the CEC has confirmed candidatures of the chairman of the New Azerbaijan Party Ilham Aliyev, the chairman of the Umid Party Igbal Agazade, the chairman of the Muasir Musavat Party Hafiz Hajiyev and the chairman of the Great Establishment Party Fazil Gazanfaroglu.

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