Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.9 / Trend A.Huseynbala /
Members of the Azerbaijani opposition parties will nominate their candidates for municipal elections individually.
"Our party has not passed state registration at the Justice Ministry. In this regard, political council's today's [Oct.9.] meeting will decide on the nomination of party members individually," chairman of the Aydinlar Party told Trend on Oct.9.
In Azerbaijan, the municipal elections are scheduled for Dec.23, 2009.
Some 15, 682 members should be elected for 1, 718 municipalities.
Before, Azerbaijan held municipal elections in 1999 and 2004.
According to Alibayli, currently the party has 30 regional organizations and each of them will be given instructions on participation in the municipal elections individually. "We will complete the establishment of local offices in several areas during the election campaign," Alibayli added.
Regarding the delay of the party's registration, Alibayli said that they repeatedly appealed to the Justice Ministry, but in vain. "They always say that they are checking our papers. It is not known when this process will be completed," the chairman said.
The constituent congress of the Aydinlar party was held on Dec.14, 2008. Gulamhuseyin Alibayli was elected Chairman of the party.
In 1992-1993, Alibeyli was an advisor and an official representative in the parliament of the President Abulfaz Elchibay. In 1995-2005, Alibayli was re-elected MP. Alibayli was a member of the Azerbaijani delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. Since 1989, he has been a member of the Popular Front Party (APFP), and since 1993 - Chairman of the APFP Supreme Council. In early August of 2008 Alibeyli resigned from his post as chairman of the APFP Supreme Council and in late September Alibayli intended to establish a new party Aydinlar.
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