Ruling party submits Aliyev’s documents to CEC

Mon 19 Aug 2013 05:14 GMT | 09:14 Local Time

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According to the requirements of the Election Code of Azerbaijan Republic, New Azerbaijan Party has filled up and prepared signature lists.

It was announced by Deputy Executive Secretary of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party, MP Mubariz Gurbanli.

“We could collect more than the required 40,000 signatures,” he said.

The signatures collected will be checked and systemized in the party’s headquarters, he added.

“The signature lists have been ready for already 4-5 days, but they can be submitted to the Central Election Commission starting from 20 August, that is, 50 days before the elections under the legislation,” Gurbanli continued.

“So, our employees will submit the signature lists to CEC tomorrow. Under the law, the CEC will issue a document confirming the candidate’s participation in the elections after it reviews them.”

Azerbaijan will hold presidential elections this year on 9 October.




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