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Municipal Elections started in Azerbaijan

Municipal elections started today in Azerbaijan. According to Cental Election Comiteee 4,819,382 voters are registred. The ballots include 37,077 candidates from 30 political parties.


Elections will be monitored by more than 50.000 local observers. According to the head of CEC Mazakhir Panakhov, they sent invitations to the Council of Europe asking to send observers to Azerbaijan but they refused, stating they cannot come. 

Panakhov encouraged the media to cover the elections properly. ‘’If you notice something negative, inform us imediately’’, he told the reporters during the press-conference.