Azerbaijani pro-governmental party intending to participate in municipal elections independently
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 12 / Trend , A.Huseyinbala/
A Political Council of the Unanimity party headed by former chairman of the Supreme Court Tair Karimli, which supports pro-governmental course, made a decision to participate in the municipal elections independently.
"The decision will be discussed at party's meeting. Local organizations will be instructed to define candidates to municipalities," Karimli told Trend .
The municipal elections will be held in Azerbaijan in the end of 2009 and parliamentary elections - in autumn 2010. The municipal elections were held twice in Azerbaijan - in 1999 and 2004.
The party is not intending to join political blocs for participation in the municipal elections. "We are not intending to offer cooperation to political parties for participation in the elections. But if any party will ofer us any proposal, then we are ready to consider its," he added.
"During this election we will see the capacity of local organizations. I think that the municipal elections will be a good preparation for upcoming parliamentary elections," Karimli said.
The Unanimity party is holding to pro-governmental political course.Do you have any feedback? Contact our journalist at: [email protected]