PACE to send 32 observers for parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan

  25 January 2020    Read: 674
  PACE to send 32 observers for parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan

A delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) was in Baku on 22 and 23 January 2020 to assess the pre-electoral climate of the early parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan, scheduled for 9 February, secki-2020.az reports citing the PACE election delegation.

The representatives of state institutions welcomed observation of the elections by the PACE delegation and stressed their political will to organize elections transparently, in a free and fair atmosphere.

The delegation recalls that an election and its observation do not concern polling day only, but are a process involving several stages, all of which need to be analyzed and evaluated to assess the entire electoral process. A 32-member delegation from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will arrive in Azerbaijan before the early parliamentary elections to observe the vote.


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