Azerbaijan, Baku / Тrend corr S. Ilhamgizi / Leading opposition parties in Azerbaijan agreed upon a unified memorandum on 25 May. The document was the result of the National Forum attended by political parties, NGOs representatives, and public figures. The unified positions of the parties and media representatives on development of democracy, democratic elections, free elections, human rights protection, and freedom of speech were reflected in the Memorandum. A unified position upon Nagorno-Karabakh was reflected as well.
The decision to develop a unified appeal regarding the situation with Azerbaijani parties and to send it to international organizations was made at the end of the forum. Moreover, participants decided to form a working group of the forum. The working group will develop an appeal and will coordinate work in inter-party cooperation.
The Musavat party, the Azerbaijani Popular Front Party (ANIP), the Liberal Party, the Open Society Party, the Classic Front Party, the Taraggi party, the Islamic-Democratic Party of Azerbaijan, the National-Democratic Party, the Citizen and Development Party, and other parties, as well as human rights activists and social organizations joined the agreement.