Secretary General: Socialist International to participate as observer in upcoming parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 30 / Trend, T.Hajiyev /
The Socialist International will participate as an observer in the upcoming parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan, Luis Ayala, Secretary General of the Socialist International said today at a press conference.
"We think to take part in the elections as an observer. We will have an observation mission, consisting of 20-25 people. During a meeting with the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Foreign Minister I was informed that all conditions will be created for the Socialist International's participation in the election as an observer," Ayala said.
The holding of parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan is scheduled for Nov. 7, 2010. Previous legislative elections were held in November 2005. Parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan are held by the majority system in 125 electoral districts.
He said about the importance of holding the parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan.