Baku, Azerbaijan, April 17
Azerbaijan has always closely followed the events taking place in Kazakhstan, said Azerbaijani MP Aydin Mirzazade, Trend reports referring to the Kazinform.
"The extraordinary presidential elections in Kazakhstan will provide an opportunity to elect a new head of state with the continuation of the progressive course followed by Nursultan Nazarbayev," according to Mirzazade.
"There is no doubt that the elections will be held democratically and will comply with legalities and generally accepted legal norms. In this election, Kazakhstan will open a new page in its modern history. We wish Kazakhstan to hold these elections at the highest level, show the world its democratic foundations," Mirzazade said.
He noted that Kazakhstan is a great friend of Azerbaijan. After gaining independence, the country has done a lot for the establishment of peace, security and stability in the region. The steps taken by the country allowed for creating a strong, independent and democratic state.
"The deputies of Azerbaijan reacted to the announcement of early presidential elections in Kazakhstan with respect and understanding. This is an internal political process in Kazakhstan, which takes place in compliance with the country's constitution. We will follow the processes and there is no doubt that they will be held within legal frames, in a democratic atmosphere, and the people will choose a worthy candidate," concluded the deputy.