Constitutional Court announces Ilham Aliyev as Azerbaijani President (UPDATE)
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Azerbaijan, Baku, October 19/Trend, E. Mehdiyev/
The Plenum of the Azerbaijani Constitutional Court has today approved the results of the presidential election held on October 9.
Candidate of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party Ilham Aliyev won the presidential election held on October 9. He gained the most votes - 84.54 percent (3,126,113) voters.
Farhad Abdullayev read out the Constitutional Court's decision.
The Constitution Court made the decision and approved the results reflected in the Azerbaijani CEC's final report on the presidential election held on October 9, 2013.
According to the decision, presidential candidate Ilham Aliyev was approved as the elected president of Azerbaijan. The decision shall enter into force on the date of the announcement. It will be published in the official press and information of the Constitutional Court. This decision is final and can not be canceled, changed, and formally challenged by any body or an official.
Azerbaijan's anthem was performed at the end of the plenum.
According to the Article 103 of the Constitution, the inauguration of the person elected president runs for three days from the date of the Constitutional Court's official announcement of the data on the presidential election results.
Other candidates received:
Jamil Hasanli - 5.53 percent (204,642 votes)
Iqbal Aghazade - 2.40 percent (88,723 votes)
Gudret Hasanguliyev - 1.99 percent (73,702 votes)
Zahid Oruj - 1.46 percent (53,839 votes)
Ilyas Ismayilov - 1.07 percent (39,722 votes)
Araz Alizade - 0.87 percent (32,069 votes)
Faraj Guliyev - 0.86 percent (31,926 votes)
Hafiz Hajiyev - 0.66 percent (24,461 votes)
Sardar Mammadov - 0.61 percent (22,773 votes).