CEC and NDI discuss cooperation prospects
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 21 / Trend T. Hajiyev /
On Wednesday chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) Mazahir Panahov met with regional director for Eurasia of the U.S National Democratic Institute (NDI) Laura Jewett, and NDI director for Azerbaijan Alex Grigorievs.
Mazahir Panahov expressed satisfaction with the cooperation between the committee and international organizations, the CEC told Trend.
Laura Jewett said that her organization has been engaged in activity in Azerbaijan since 1995, and since 1998 - has been cooperating with the CEC. She said that she takes pride in this regard. Laura Jewett expressed confidence that the upcoming parliamentary elections will be successful. She inquired about events organized by the CEC in preparation for the elections.
The Chairman reported on the preparations for the elections to the Azerbaijani parliament, saying that the elections will be held under the laws of the country, independently and fairly.
Views on prospects of cooperation between the Central Election Commission and the National Democratic Institute were exchanged at the meeting.