Azerbaijan, Baku, August 25 /Trend, T.Hajiyev/
The opposition Azerbaijan Liberal Party (ALP) and Citizen and Development Party (CDP) decided to establish a joint election bloc, CDP chairman
Ali Aliyev told Trend on August 25.
"Today a joint meeting of the executive apparatus of the Liberal Party and Citizen and Development Party was conducted. Firstly, it was decided to jointly support 72 candidates and establish a joint election bloc," said Aliyev.
For already certain time, ALP and CDA have been working together to create the bloc. Earlier, the chairman of Azerbaijan Democratic Party
Sardar Jalaloglu and chairman of the Union of Azerbaijani Intelligentsia Eldaniz Guliyev in their statements to Trend talked about accession to the bloc. On Wednesday, ADP and Umid Party announced the establishment of "Karabakh" bloc.
According to Aliyev, a meeting of political council of CDP will be conducted on Saturday.
"The meeting will also cover other issues related to the establishment of bloc. The ALP will also hold a meeting of structure, capable to make decisions, and a decision will be made in a collegiate manner," said the party chairman.
Aliyev said that the executive staff of both parties steps up their activities.
"Work will continue to agree candidates in other districts. Other work related to the election bloc will be conducted in early September," said Aliyev.
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.