Azerbaijan appeals to CoE Congress of Local and Regional Authorities for municipal election observation

Baku: “We have sent a formal request to the CoE Congress of Local and Regional Authorities for sending observers in municipal elections in November. Our ambassador in France is in contact with them, we are waiting for their arrival. It is up to them to decide,” Chairman of the Central Elections Commission Mazahir Panahov told journalists, APA reports.

Panahov said all the conditions were created for a meeting with voters and election campaign, Central Election Commission hadn’t received any complaint so far. He said some persons can try to cast a shadow on the election process.

“Someone can make a mistake by chance that can be used as a pretext. We should try to prevent such cases. Elections are held at a high level in Azerbaijan, election results have never evoked suspicion,” he added.