On Friday 4 opposition leaders approved new political block Azadlig (Freedom). The document on approval of the block was signed by Ali Karimli, the chairman of the Popular Front of Azerbaijan Party (PFAP- reformers), Ali Aliyev, the chairman of the Azerbaijan National Independence Party (ANIP), Lala Shovkat Hajiyeva, the leader of the National Unity Movement, at the international press Center.
Karimli said that the goal of the political block, established on the base of Azadlig election block, was to hold democratic, free and transparent elections in the country, as well as seek for holding of the by-elections to parliament. He noted that at present the block consisted of 4 co-constitutors, but they would consider addresses of other parties, interested in being presented in the block.
It should be mentioned that the document was first signed by Rasul Guliyev, the chairman of the Azerbaijan Democratic Party, who is beyond the borders of Azerbaijan. The co-constitutors of the block said that the members of the block were due to participate in the forthcoming parliamentary elections from the single and common position. Karimli noted that the block would also use method of mass actions over its political activities.
In his remarks, Aliyev stressed that he would not allow the problems arisen in his party would affect Azadlig block. According to Aliyev, the problems of ANIP are absolutely intraparty issues and will not have impact on the political block.