Secretary-General of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe Considers it Necessary to Elect Mayor of Baku City
France, Strasburg / corr. Trend A.Ismaylova / The Secretary General of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, Ulrich Bohner, highlighted on 29 May in Strasburg the necessity to elect a Mayor of Baku City.
During his meeting with the Azerbaijani journalists, he reported that the representatives of the Congress discussed this issue with the Government of Azerbaijan. Bohner considers that electing a Mayor is important from the point of view of following political balance within the Country.
Joined by Azerbaijan in 2002, the European Charter on Local Self-Government envisages the election of a Mayor.