Azerbaijan, Baku, July 25 / Trend J.Babayeva /
The Azerbaijani opposition parties presented in the Union for Democracy do not intend to demonstrate activity in municipal elections.
"The union's parties will passively participate in the municipal elections. Members of the parties do not intend to join the elections. Frequently, we insist on their joining to elections," Chair of the Azadlig (Freedom) Party presented in the Union for Democracy Ahmad Oruj told Trend on July 25.
The Union for Democracy was established after the parliamentary elections in 2005. Parties the Classic National Front, "Azadlig" (Freedom), the National Democracy, the Great Azerbaijan and National Parties are presented in this union.
Azerbaijan will hold the municipal elections in December 2009. Number of municipalities decreased from 2,757 to 1,766.
The parties presented in the Union for Democracy will jointly participate in the elections, he said. "At present, we define a list of candidates who will participate in the municipal elections," he said.
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