Former Azerbaijani MP Reconciles with Pro-opposition Newspaper
Azerbaijan, Baku, 19 June / Trend corr K. Zarbaliyeva/ Former Azerbaijani MP withdrew his lawsuit towards pro-opposition newspaper.
Javanshir Suleymanov, attorney of Huseyn Abdullayev, said to Trend on 19 June that as they had withdrawn the lawsuit against Bizim Yol newspaper, the resolution of the Khatai District Court was cancelled, legal proceedings were suspended and the sides agreed to reconcile.
Abdullayev initiated a lawsuit at the Khatai District Court due to an article published in the Bizim Yol newspaper, which abused his dignity and honour. The lawsuit demanded the newspaper to disprove the information, to apologize and to pay AZN 150,000. By the decision of the court, Bizim Yol was fined AZN 100. Defendant made an appeal to the decision.
As plaintiff withdrew the lawsuit, Baku Appeal Court suspended the proceedings.
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