Azerbaijani opposition union may reconsider its cooperation with Musavat party
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 14 / Trend T.Hajiyev /
If the opposition party Musavat and the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA) sign any document, the Union for Democracy may review its relations with Musavat party, Classic Popular Front Party's (CPFP) Organizational Department Head Khazar Teyyub told Trend. The CPFP is represented in the Union.
"Musavat Party and the Union signed a protocol of intent. The Union for Democracy remains faithful to this protocol and operates in accordance with this agreement. If Musavat Party signs such an agreement with the PFPA, our cooperation can be reviewed," Teyyub said.
The PFPA and Musavat party negotiate o the establishment of the electoral bloc on the eve of the parliamentary elections.
The parliamentary elections will be held Nov. 7, 2010. Previous legislative elections were held in November 2005. Parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan are held by the majority system in 125 constituencies.
Teyyub said that the party agreed on certain constituencies with Musavat party.
"We agreed on mutual support for candidates in about 20 constituencies. Negotiations are underway on approval of candidates in other districts. I do not believe Musavat party may sign any agreement with the PFPA in such a situation," Teyyu said b.
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.
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