вЂњAZERBAIJANвЂ™S INTERESTS REQUIRE FAIR AND OPEN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION,вЂќ GEERT ARENS
вЂњThe observers of the OSCE Bureau on Democratic Institutes and Human Rights (BDIHR) carried out an observation in Azerbaijan in last weeks, the result of which will be included in the preliminary report of the international monitoring group,вЂќ Ambassador Geert Arens, the head of the OSCE BDIHR, told Radio Liberty, Trend reports.
The Ambassador noted that the report covering the last steps of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party representatives, statements of high-ranking officials of the country, as well as results of the monitoring on Public TV would be publicized soon
Arens also noted that he participated in some negotiations related to the mass actions. Though several rallies have been organized recently, problems in this issue still remain and the rally on 25 September testifies for it. According to Arens, the problems related to organization of rallies are solvable.
вЂњWe hold monitoring on fulfillment of liabilities undertaken by Azerbaijan before the OSCE and include all violation
in the report,вЂќ the head of the monitoring delegation underlined. He said that the parliamentary lections is a chance for Azerbaijan, the country is interested in holding of fair and open elections.
The delegation considers that the OSCEвЂ™s proposals were not be taken into consideration in the Elections Code. However, if there is political will, holding of fair elections even with current election committees will be possible.