PACE delegation observes parliamentary election in Azerbaijan

  09 February 2020    Read: 1212
 PACE delegation observes parliamentary election in Azerbaijan

A 32-member delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) started monitoring the early parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan, AzVision.az reports.

The PACE delegation is led by German lawmaker Frank Schwabe.

PACE, OSCE ODIHR and OSCE PA are scheduled to hold a joint press conference on February 10.

Elections to the Azerbaijani parliament of the sixth convocation kicked off Feb.9.

Chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) Mazahir Panahov declared that the polling stations are open from 08:00 (GMT +4) for voting.

As many as 1,314 candidates (21 percent being female and 79 percent being male candidates) were registered for the snap parliamentary elections.


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