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Azerbaijani opposition party determines candidates for 45 constituencies

Politics Materials 24 August 2010 19:43 (UTC +04:00)
Azerbaijani opposition Modern Musavat Party (MMP) has identified a list of candidates for 45 constituencies
Azerbaijani opposition party determines candidates for 45 constituencies

Azerbaijan, Baku, August 24 /Trend T. Hajiyev/

Azerbaijani opposition Modern Musavat Party (MMP) has identified a list of candidates for 45 constituencies, MMP press service told Trend.

The meeting of the party's board, held on August 24, considered a list of persons to be nominated at 45 constituencies.

Parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan are scheduled for November 7, 2010. Previous parliamentary elections were held in November 2005. Parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan are held by the majority system in 125 constituencies.

This list may be increased prior to the election, the representatives of the party's organization department said at the meeting.

Modern Musavat Party was established in 2000, and passed state registration in 2002. In the 2008 presidential elections, the party's chairman Hafiz Hajiyev gained 0.65 percent of votes. The party considers itself constructive opposition with respect to the government.

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