Violations of law decrease by thrice in Azerbaijan’s Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic: speaker of parliament
Azerbaijan, Nakhchivan, Dec. 17/ Trend , E. Mammadov/ Vasif Talibov, speaker of the Supreme Majlis (parliament) of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan, said at the 6th session of the parliament that crimes has decreased in the republic.
"The number of human right violations totaled 16 in the last 11 months of 2008 as compared to 49 violations in the same period of 2007 due to the preventive measures targeted at making autonomous republic a region without crimes and make Nakhchivan a safer city," Talibov said.
Speaker of the Supreme Majlis said activities of law enforcement agencies have improved and their material and technical base has been strengthened. "Protection of citizens' rights and freedoms was focus of attention. Law on Bar of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic has been adopted and the Bar began acting on the basis of this Law," Talibov added.
He said 637 jobs were created in the autonomous republic in 2006-2008 and staff of judges increased from 29 to 36.
Nakhchivan Autonomous Repulic has an area of 5.5 sq km which makes up 6.4% of country's total area.
Nakhchivan is comprised of 7 administrative regions: Babak, Sharur, Ordubad, Sadarak, Julfa and Kangarli. The republic has population of 380,200. The capital city is Nakhchivan.
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