On February 5, chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) Mazahir Panahov met with the delegation of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), visiting Azerbaijan to observe the parliamentary elections. Panahov expressed his pleasure to meet the SCO delegation, Media and Public Relations Department of CEC Secretariat told, AzVision.az reports citing secki-2020.az.
CEC Chairman stressed that the organization headed by him has always attached great importance to cooperation with international organizations and the elections in Azerbaijan have always been closely watched by local and international community.
Members of the delegation thanked for the warm reception at the CEC and inquired about the recent preparatory work for the elections to the Azerbaijani Parliament.
Mr. Panahov answered the guests' questions and noted the steps taken to ensure a high level of active and passive suffrage of the citizens of the country, saying that all the opportunities for free, fair and transparent elections have been created.
The sides also exchanged views on other issues of mutual interest.
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