Changes Occur in Azerbaijani Delegation to PACE
Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend , corr. I. Alizadeh/ Aynur Guliyeva (Jamalgizi), a Member of Milli Majlis and a member of the Azerbaijani Parliamentary Delegation to PACE, has said that changes have been made to the Azerbaijani delegation to PACE (Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe). Elmira Akhundova, a neutral loyal member of the Azerbaijani delegation, has been substituted by Iltizam Akparli, an opposition Member of the Azerbaijani Parliament.
Mrs. Guliyeva noted that the statement was made by opposition party Musavat, and addressed to PACE and the Milli Majlis said that Mrs. Guliyeva was not a member of the opposition party, therefore she could not represent the Musavat Party at PACE. "They propose that Nasib Nasibli will be included in the delegation. The leadership of the Milli Majlis has reviewed this issue and Mr. Akparli has been included in the delegation," she said.
According to the rules and regulations of the Council of Europe, the major and backup team of the delegation should consist of two members of the ruling party, two members from opposition parties, and two neutral members representing the country to PACE.
The Azerbaijani parliamentary Delegation to PACE is currently headed by Samad Seyyidov, the Chairman of the Permanent Commission for International and Inter-parliamentary relations of the Milli Majlis. The Azerbaijani Delegation to PACE currently includes the following MPs: Gultakin Hadjiyeva, Rafael Husseynov, Ganira pashayeva, Sabir Hadjiyev, Aydin Mirzazadeh, Aydin Abbasov, Akram Abdullayev, Fazail Ibrahimli, Aynur Guliyeva and Ali Husseynov.