Opposition Parties Should Boycott Forthcoming Presidential Elections to Hold Dialogue with Ruling Party – Acting Chairman of Opposition Party
Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr.S.Ilhamgizi / Avaz Tamirkhan, the acting chairman of the opposition Liberal Party of Azerbaijan (LPA), has stated that opposition parties should boycott the forthcoming presidential elections in Azerbaijan to hold dialogue with the ruling New Azerbaijan Party.
Tamirkhan considers that the issues of interest of all opposition parties should be defined once Musavat Party withdraws its draft proposals, submitted to the Milli Majlis (Azerbaijan Parliament).
Tamirkhan believes that all parties, represented at the Parliament, should join the discussions. There is an essential condition to commence the dialogue. "Parties, which made falsifications during elections, should admit their fault and apologize. They should not nominate their candidates if similar actions will be repeated. Afterwards we can discuss the formation of the elections commission with the participation of all parties," Tamirkhan noted.
Head of LPA added that the issue concerning formation of elections commission should be discussed with the ruling party.
LPA is member of the largest opposition alliance Azadlyg. The leader of the party is Lala Shovkat, former state secretary.