Presidential Candidates to be Provided with Favorable Conditions for Election Campaign: Central Election Commission Chairman
Azerbaijan, Baku, 16 September/ Trend , corr S. Ismayibayli/ Chairman of Central Election Commission of Azerbaijan believes that presidential candidates will be provided with all opportunities for election campaign.
"All conditions will be provided for presidential candidates to conduct mass events," Mazahir Panahov, CEC chairman said in his meeting with Andreas Herkel, head of observation mission of Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe.
The presidential elections in Azerbaijan will be held on 15 October. A total of seven candidates will take part in the elections including Ilham Aliyev, chairman of Ruling New Azerbaijan Party, Igbal Agazade, chairman of opposition Umid (Hope) Party, Fazil Gazanfaroglu, chairman of Great Establishment Party, Gudrat Hasanguliyev, chairman of Unified Popular Front Party, Hafiz Hajiyev, chairman of Muasir Musavat Party, Fuad Aliyev, chairman of Liberal Democrat Party and independent candidate Gulamhuseyn Alibayli. Election campaign will start on 17 September and last 28 days.
Noting that election campaign will start on 17 September, CEC chairman said presidential candidates will use air time in Public TV and pages of state-owned periodicals free of charge and will be provided opportunities to meet with voters.
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