New chairman of Azerbaijan's opposition party elected
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 10 /Trend, T.Hajiyev/
The congress of the Azerbaijani National Independence Party (ANIP) held on Saturday elected Yusif Bagirzade as a new party chairman.
Azerbaijani National Independence Party was established in 1992. Since 1995, the party has been cooperating with the International Democratic Union. It united 82 center-right parties from 36 countries. Former chairman of the party Etibar Mammadov twice fought for the presidency. After the defeat in the presidential elections of 2003, Mammadov resigned. The party was headed by Ali Aliyev and Ayaz Rustamov until recently.