RENO HARNISH: CERTAIN FORCES IN AZERBAIJAN ATTEMPT TO HINDER HOLDING TRANSPARENT PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS
Certain forces in Azerbaijan try to hinder holding transparent parliamentary elections, which will affect negatively the entire course of the pre-election races in the country. Such a statement has been made on 17 August by the American Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Reno Harnish being on a visit in the northern regions of Azerbaijan, Trend reports, citing the ATV channel.
Having noted, Azerbaijan undertook certain international commitments on holding fair, transparent elections, the Ambassador Harnish underlined, in the report, to be prepared by OSCE on results of the scheduled for 6 November parliamentary elections, вЂњall problems are to be taken into accountвЂќ.
В"President Ilham Aliyev set a task to himself to hold parliamentary election in compliance with the international standards. However, unlike the head of the country, there are forces in the country which adhere to the negative standpoint on the pre-election situationвЂќ, the American diplomat noted, having especially stressed, the OSCE report cannot be accepted as the interference into the domestic affairs of Azerbaijan.