Azerbaijan’s several opposition parties offer not to hold mass rallies during Ramadan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug.11 / Trend, T.Hajiyev /
Several oppsotion parties of Azerbaijan will not hold mass rallies during Ramadan. The proposals on this matter were voiced during talks between the Union for Democracy and Musavat Party, held Aug.11.
The talks discussed the opposition's joint participation in parliamentary elections and agreement on common candidates in some constituencies.
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.
Union for Democracy was founded by the opposition Classic Popular Front Party, Azadlig party and National Democracy Party after 2005 parliamentary election. Great Azerbaijan Party joined the union in early Sept. 2008 and People's Party - in Nov. The Union is advisory and cooperation body.