Deputy Chairman: No complaints received by Azerbaijani CEC since start of electoral process
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 18 /Trend E. Mehtiev/
No complaints have been received by the Central Election Commission of Azerbaijan (CEC) since the beginning of the electoral process, Deputy Chairman of the CEC Natig Mammadov told journalists on Wednesday.
"So far, the CEC has not received any official complaints neither on nomination and registration of candidates, nor on agitation stage and other issues," he said.
Mammadov underscored that the CEC has not received reports about media outlets that allow violations in connection with pre-election agitation.According to him, as any other activity, the agitation also has its own purpose.
"The agitation is carried out in order to convince the voters to vote for a certain candidate. So first of all the legality of agitation should worry the candidate in whose favour it is being carried out. The CEC have enough legal measures that can be taken in case of illegality of such agitation," CEC Deputy Chairman underscored.The presidential elections in Azerbaijan will be held on October 9.
The previous presidential elections were held on October 15, 2008.Azerbaijan holds presidential elections every five years.