The parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan will be held at the democratic level, deputy chairman of the Committee on legal and human rights issues of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) said in a statement, Trend reports.
He noted the pre-election situation in the country and the large number of international watchdogs give grounds to ascertain this. В"I will not be able to monitor the elections due to some reasons. But I hope they will be held at the international standards levelвЂќ, Lintner noted.
He also noted the Azerbaijani parliamentarians were rather active at the Council of Europe. вЂњWe always sought to assist themвЂќ. The documents of the CE Cabinet of Ministers indicate the cooperation with Azerbaijan expands. It gives also grounds to state CE supports Azerbaijan in each fieldвЂќ.
Lintner also underlined, despite this, the legal reforms in Azerbaijan are to be accelerated.