US Department called on citizens of Azerbaijan to avoid violence
The US State Department called on the citizens of Azerbaijan to avoid violence while clearing out the issues of violations during the 6 November parliamentary elections, Trend reports citing вЂ�RIA NovostiвЂ™.
"We call on all citizens of Azerbaijan to consider complaints on violations during the elections legally and peacefully and refrain from the violenceвЂќ, the US State Department statement disseminated in Washington says.
"We call on the government of Azerbaijan to ensure the right for peaceful assemblies and act reservedlyвЂќ, the document says.
The US Department noted, the elections showed вЂњthe improvement in some fields in comparison to the previous electionsвЂќ, however, a number of errors, which the AzerbaijanвЂ™s government вЂњis to removeвЂќ had been marked.
"We share the preliminary assessment of the OSCE observation mission, that despite improvements, the elections had not met a number of international standardsвЂќ, the statement underlines.
Having reminded on the Azerbaijan presidentвЂ™s intention to correct violations, the State department expressed hope that it will be done in those constituencies, where вЂњinfringements and frauds affecting the resultвЂќ had been marked.