All-Russian Azerbaijanis Congress Supports Ruling Party’s Candidate
Azerbaijan, Baku, 6 October / Trend corr. Huseynbala / The All-Russian Azerbaijanis Congress held action in Moscow in connection with the presidential lections to be held in Azerbaijan.
Mammad Aliyev, the President of the congress, made a report on work, which he did to provide the Azerbaijani Diaspora's active participation in the presidential elections, in the action, the State Committee for Azerbaijanis Living Abroad told Trend on 6 October.
"Leaders of the Congress's regional organizations expressed their readiness actively to participate in the presidential elections," Aliyev said.
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..
An address on the participation in the elections was adopted at the action. The address comprises Ilham Aliyev's contributions comprehensively to develop Azerbaijan and increase its authority in the international arena, as well as to strengthen the Azerbaijan-Russian relations and work done to protect rights of Azerbaijanis living in Russia, to solve their problems, to organize the Azerbaijani Diaspora in Russia and to enter higher quality stage.
The Presidium of the All-Russian Azerbaijanis Congress expresses support of 2mln-Azerbaijani Diaspora in Russia to Ilham Aliyev's candidature and urges all Azerbaijani citizens, who live, work and study in Russia, actively to participate in the elections, the document reports.
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