Opposition Union for Democracy in Azerbaijan refuses holding rallies
Azerbaijan, Baku, August 2 /Trend, T.Hajiyev/
In Azerbaijan, the opposition Union for Democracy refuses to hold rallies.
The issue of rallies remained open at a regular meeting of the Council of Chairmen of the Union for Democracy, the chairman of the opposition Azadlyg Party and the electoral headquarters of the Union,
Ahmed Oruj told Trend on August 2.
"There is no need to repeat actions, which do not give effects," said Oruj.
Recently the Azerbaijani opposition parties have attempted to hold unsanctioned actions. The Baku City Executive Power defined several places for holding mass actions. The available places are stadium at Sahil avenue of Garadagh district, stadium in front of Trust "Azneftgeofizika" in Sabunchi district, the stadium named after Tofig Ismayilov in Surakhani district and stadium of 3155th quarter in Yasamal district, as well as Turkani settlement of Azizbeyov region, the area opposite the cinema "Tabriz" in the Nizami district and opposite the Ulduz metro station in the Narimanov district.
According to party chairman, the meeting of the Council of Chairmen also covered possible formats for the participation of the opposition in the upcoming parliamentary elections, the public-political situation in the country and the challenges ahead.
The parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan are scheduled for Nov. 7, 2010. Previous parliamentary elections were held in November 2005. Parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan are held by the majority system in 125 constituencies.