Scuffle Occurs between Azerbaijan Parliamentarians

Politics Materials 16 March 2007 13:29 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend I.Alizade / A scuffle took place between the Deputies of Milli Majlis [Azerbaijani Parliament] during the reading of the report of Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan.

This disturbance occurred when Speaker, Oktay Asadov, offered a time slot to Deputy Huseyn Abdullayev who expressed his dissatisfaction with the report. The deputies then protested against Abdullayev's speech in which he stated that the document was an insult to the people and deputies. According to him, the report did not reflect reality and could not be adopted.

The dispute then resulted in a scuffle between the Chairman of the Ana Veten Party and Abdullayev with both parties insulting each other.