В"I expelled Shahin Mahmudov, who established the вЂ�Progressive AzerbaijanвЂќ party from our party for his negotiations with the oppositional leadersвЂќ, the chairman of the Modern Musavat party, Hafiz Hadjiyev told Trend.
The first constituent conference of the вЂ�Progressive AzerbaijanвЂ™ party was held on 16 November. Shahin Mahmuov was elected the partyвЂ™s chairman, Telman Hagveriyev and Rovshan Alizade - as deputies. The first two of them were deputy chairmen of the Modern Musavat party.
Hadliyev said also, as Mahmudov together with the вЂ�MusavatвЂ™ party head Isa Gambar and the chairman of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA)- reformists, Ali Kerimli took part in separate talks he was discharged from the position of the party deputy head. вЂњAs for Telman Hagverdiyev, he was expelled from the party because he had not come out to work on the elections dayвЂќ, Hadjiyev said.
Mahmudov, from his part, told Trend, that they had been expelled from the party because they had protested against the policy of the вЂњModern MusavatвЂ™ party chairman Hafiz Hadjiyev.