On 12 January, the Political Block Azadlig held a round table on the topic Impact of price increase for energy carriers and communal services on the social-economical processes. The meeting was attended by the heads of the opposition parties, represented in the block, and experts, Trend reports. The Co-chairman of the block, Head of the Azerbaijan Popular Front Party, Ali Kerimli, said that the block will begin mass action to protest against the price increase.
Other Co-chairperson of the block, Lala Shovket, entitled the price increase as Azerbaijan syndrome and mentioned the importance of organizing the protest of the community against it.
During the event, the facts regarding the recent price increase were discussed, commentaries were made on economical crisis that may be caused by it, as well as various ways of resolving the problem were proposed.