вЂњFreedom of assembly is on of the main political freedoms and if the Azerbaijani opposition express will to hold peaceful actions, the government must not hinder it,вЂќ Andres Herkel, the PACE co-rapourteur on Azerbaijan, stated at a meeting with journalists on Monday, Trend reports.
вЂњThe step will serve as proof of political will of authorities to solve problems in peaceful way,вЂќ Herkel said.
The co-rapporteur noted that there were still problems around the Azerbaijnai Elections Code.
In his opinion, in the post socialist space the proportional system justifies itself more than majority one.
He also stressed that in accordance with the results of the voting the CEC received a great number of complaints to be considered.
Herkel reported that he would visit Baku with other PACE co-rapporteur Andreas Gross anew till the January session of the organization. вЂњAs the situation in Azerbaijan will be discussed during the forthcoming discussions, we intend to get familiar with the situation in the country anew,вЂќ he noted.