On April 28 head of PACEs mission Leo Platvoed met with leader of National Independence Party of Azerbaijan (NIPA) Etibar Mammadov in CEs Information Center.
At the meeting the sides discussed social and political processes and situation on the threshold of repeat parliamentary elections. Mammadov said NIPA nominated 6 candidates in elections in 10 districts, but candidature of Dunyamin Ahmedli was not registered in election district #44. Mammadov said Ahmedlis claim to the court had not been satisfied. NIPAs leader also brought to guests attention that in some regions governmental officials apply administrative resources while participating in elections.
In turn, Platvoed announced that the adoption of the mandate of Azerbaijan at PACE will depend on re-run parliamentary elections scheduled for 13 May 2006.