Resolution on use of inking anew testified of Azerbaijani authoritiesвЂ™ adherence to democratic elections -senior state official
вЂњThe parliamentary elections held on 6 November 2005 was the more organized one in the history of Azerbaijan,вЂќ Trend reports quoting Ramiz Mehdiyev, the head-of-staff of the AzerbaijanвЂ™s PresidentвЂ™s Executive Power, as saying to local private television channel ATV while exit from the polling station.
вЂњI believe the current elections to become an important event in the history of the country, which will make a direct impact on the future development of Azerbaijan,вЂќ Mehdiyev stressed. The poll continues stable condition and no incident was observed in the polling station where I voted, the state officer emphasized.
In respect to use of inking of votersвЂ™ fingers on the elections day Mehdiyev stressed that the practice was used in many world countries. вЂњAzerbaijan is a civil country. A resolution on the use of the inking anew testified for Azerbaijani authoritiesвЂ™ adherence to holding democratic, open and free elections,вЂќ he underlined.
According to Mehdiyev, part of critical notes addressed to Azerbaijani authorities was grounded, though major part of them was not based on realities. вЂњMajor part of notes was mistaken and tendentious and President Aliyev decided to use inking of votersвЂ™ finger on the polls to remove the polemics,вЂќ the head-of-staff of PresidentвЂ™s Executive Power stressed.