Azerbaijani communists intend to expand ties with Vietnam’s ruling party
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 27 / Trend M.Aliyev /
The Communist Party of Azerbaijan (CPA) intends to expand its ties with the ruling Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), CPA Chairman, Rauf Gurbanov told Trend..
To this end, Gurbanov will take part in the 11th Congress of the CPV, which will be held in Hanoi in Jan.5.
He said the congress will discuss and approve a strategy on socio-economic development for 2011-2020, with supplements and amendments to the charter of the CPV.
The next Congress of the Vietnamese Communists, which convenes at least once every five years, will be attended by about 1,400 delegates, representing more than 3.6 million members.
The CPA party, founded on communist ideology, was set up in Azerbaijan in 1903, well before the Great October Socialist Revolution. Leaders of the party, called the Hummat at the time, were well-known government figures including Mashadi Azizbayov, Nariman Narimanov and others. After the demise of the USSR in 1991, the Communist Party stopped operating, but was restored in 1993.