Azerbaijanis Residing in Georgia to Support Candidature of Ilham Aliyev in Presidential Elections
Azerbaijan, Baku, 08 October /corr. Trend J.Babayeva / The Azerbaijanis residing in Georgia will support in the presidential elections the candidate from the ruling New Azerbaijan Party (NAP), current State Head Ilham Aliyev, mentioned in the statement made by the Culture Center of the Georgian Azerbaijanis on behalf of the Azerbaijanis residing in this country.
The presidential elections in Azerbaijan will be held on 15 October. 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.
The authors of the statement called upon all Azerbaijanis connecting their activities with Georgia to joint this support. "We believe that Ilham Aliyev will be re-elected the President and will work for prosperity of Azerbaijan, development of the Azerbaijani-Georgian relations which seriously influence on the stability in the region and generally in South Caucasus," then statement says.
According to unofficial information, nearly 500,000 Azerbaijanis reside in Georgia, especially in the region of Kvemo-Kartli (Borchali).