Several Opposition Parties Join Musavat Party’s Rally-March

Politics Materials 5 April 2007 18:38 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku / Тrend corr S. Ilhamghizi / Arif Hajily, the head of the Central Executive Apparat of the Musavat Party, reported that several oppositional parties will take part in the rally-march, scheduled for 29 April.

According to Hajily, the Azerbaijan National Independence Party, the Classic Popular Front Party, People's Republic Party, the Labour Party, the People's Party, Ehrar Party and others will join the protest.

"Before the rally-march Musavat will speak addressing all opposition, as the action serves not personal political interests, but the interests of all society," Hajiyev added.

The oppositional party Musavat protests against the rise in prices for energy, public utilities and public goods.

Musavat was founded in 1992. The head of the party, Isa Gambar, is the ex-speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament (1992-1993). He ran for the presidential elections in 2003.