Baku, Azerbaijan, May 30
By Jamila Aliyeva - Trend:
The US embassy is neither instructing nor financing any political party in Azerbaijan, read the embassy's message May 30.
The statement came out in connection with the reports of Azerbaijani media on the matter.
The embassy also said the US Ambassador Robert Cekuta met this week with National Council of Democratic Forces Chairman Jamil Hasanli, following meetings with several senior New Azerbaijan Party representatives, including Deputy Chairman Ali Ahmadov and Speaker of Azerbaijan's Parliament Ogtay Asadov.
"The ambassador is meeting with a number of political parties to listen to their views," said the embassy in its message. "This is part of his stated desire to meet with and listen to Azerbaijanis from all aspects of society."
Edited by SI