Azerbaijan discloses number of candidates for upcoming parliamentary elections

  09 July 2024    Read: 772
  Azerbaijan discloses number of candidates for upcoming parliamentary elections

A total of 155 candidates have been nominated for the upcoming parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan, Chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) Mazahir Panahov said on Tuesday, AzVision.az reports. 

Panahov noted at today's briefing that initially 156 candidates were nominated, but one later withdrew the candidacy.

"The candidacy of 71 people was approved, and 43 of them were issued signature sheets," he added.

On June 28, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed a decree dissolving the sixth convocation of the Azerbaijani Parliament and scheduling a snap election for September 1.

 

AzVision.az


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