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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko phoned President Ilham Aliyev

On April 12, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko made a phone call to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.  Petro Poroshenko congratulated President Ilham Aliyev on his landslide victory ...

President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga phoned President Ilham Aliyev

On April 12, President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga made a phone call to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.  Khaltmaagiin Battulga congratulated Ilham Aliyev on his victory in the ...

Azerbaijani president: "I always rely on the support of the Azerbaijani people"

On April 12, a grand concert was held in front of the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku on the occasion of the victory of the current head of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in the ...

Will Ilham Aliyev win another term as President of Azerbaijan?

Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev is expected to win another term in office on Wednesday, while the opposition has boycotted the polls as usual and is even more divided than before. Opinion ...

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban phoned President Ilham Aliyev

On April 12, Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban made a phone call to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.  Viktor Orban congratulated President Ilham Aliyev on his victory ...

President of Russia Vladimir Putin phoned President Ilham Aliyev

On April 12, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin made a phone call to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. Vladimir Putin congratulated President Ilham Aliyev on his ...

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Russian journalist: Azerbaijan plays an important role in world politics

“Azerbaijan plays an important role in world politics,” said editor-in ...

Naciye Selin Senocak: The April 11 election will strengthen Azerbaijan’s geopolitical position

“The April 11 presidential election is an important political event ...

Azerbaijani MP: Presidential election will create a new quality stage in overall development of Azerbaijan

“The presidential election will create a new quality stage in ...

Jean-Francois Mancel: Presidential election will be indicative of achievements Azerbaijan has made on the path of democratic development

”Presidential election will be the indicative of achievements Azerbaijan has ...

Osman Köse: “Azerbaijan’s electoral experience is growing”

Turkish expert, Professor Osman Köse, in an interview with sechki-2018.az, ...

Russian analyst: “Upcoming presidential election can strengthen Azerbaijan’s position”

“The presidential election, which will be held on April 11, ...

Dmitry Savelyev: “Stability of the entire region depends on the results of the elections in Azerbaijan”

Head of the Russia-Azerbaijan inter-parliamentary friendship group Dmitry Savelyev touched ...

“The upcoming presidential elections will demonstrate the will of Azerbaijani people” –Peter Tase, exclusive

Presidential election period is an important event that ensures stability ...

Azerbaijani MP: There are all conditions for voters to freely express their wills in the elections

“There are all conditions for voters to freely express their ...

Yosef Shagal: “Azerbaijani people will vote for prosperity”

“Due to my profession, for many years, I have been ...

Arno Khidirbegishvili: “The Presidential elections in Azerbaijan will be the beginning of a new era”

The electoral environment in Azerbaijan on the eve of the ...

Chairman of Coalition: Azerbaijani society has high electoral mood

For each Azerbaijani citizen who is loyal to the state, ...

Azerbaijan is able to hold elections in line with international standards

“Azerbaijan is going to hold the next important elections in ...

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko phoned President Ilham Aliyev President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga phoned President Ilham Aliyev European Committee of Regions: Results of presidential election reflect Azerbaijani people's will From Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Azerbaijani president: "I always rely on the support of the Azerbaijani people" The Jerusalem Post: 86% of Azerbaijanis voted for Ilham Aliyev at presidential election Mihail Mirchev: Azerbaijani people had opportunity to make free political choice Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban phoned President Ilham Aliyev President of Russia Vladimir Putin phoned President Ilham Aliyev President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko phoned President Ilham Aliyev President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev phoned President Ilham Aliyev ECR mission: Presidential election in Azerbaijan held in accord with national legislation From Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Italian observer: No restrictions on int’l observers during presidential election in Azerbaijan Presidential election in Azerbaijan was free: Freedom and Democracy Fund French observer hails high-level organization of election in Azerbaijan Belgian observer: Presidential election in Azerbaijan was fair, no pressure on voters Presidential election in Azerbaijan organized at high level: Serbian deputy Azerbaijan Presidential Election: Voter turnout over 74% Turkish MP: Women were more active than men in Azerbaijan’s presidential election Bangladeshi MP: Transparent elections in Azerbaijan may serve as example to other countries OIC Observation Mission head: We did not observe any attempts to influence voters Presidential election in Azerbaijan was fair, transparent: Finnish observer ECR mission: Presidential election in Azerbaijan held professionally, in good atmosphere Presidential election in Azerbaijan held in line with int’l standards: Albanian observer “Civil Dialogue” international observation mission made statement on elections CIS: No doubts about legitimacy of presidential election in Azerbaijan Lithuanian MP: Voter turnout in Europe is usually lower than in Azerbaijan Portuguese observer: Presidential election results in Azerbaijan - choice made by people GISDI: Election met standards Kazakh MP: Everything needed for normal voting was done in Azerbaijan SCO: Azerbaijani people identified their future and this future is bright Latvian MP: no violations were observed at presidential election in Azerbaijan Lord David Evans: Voting was organized well Presidential election was transparent and fair – Kyrgyz MP Czech MP: Presidential election was held in democratic atmosphere Head of Romanian parliament observation mission: Election was organized according to European standards Turkish PM congratulates Ilham Aliyev for his reelection as Azerbaijan’s President Turkish leader congratulates Ilham Aliyev for his reelection as Azerbaijan’s President President Ilham Aliyev addressed the people of Azerbaijan CEC announces preliminary results of presidential election: Ilham Aliyev gains 86 percent of votes PABSEC vice-president: Presidential election in Azerbaijan held in full compliance with law Central Election Commission: It is impossible to accept such false information BSEC vice-president: Results of today’s election – guarantee of Azerbaijan’s development Azerbaijani people voted for peace, stability in presidential election: Bulgarian MP New Azerbaijan Party: Azerbaijani people choose Ilham Aliyev AVCIYA: Azerbaijan’s presidential election held democratically, transparently, fairly French OpinionWay Research Institute announces exit-poll results 74.51% of voters cast ballots in presidential election in Azerbaijan as of 19:00 Exit poll of “Rey” Monitoring Center: 84.49% of voters choose Ilham Aliyev OpinionWay: Ilham Aliyev scores 86.53% percent of vote in presidential election Ilham Aliyev wins 82.71% of vote in presidential election: “ELS” Research Center Will Ilham Aliyev win another term as President of Azerbaijan? Influential agency “The Associated Press” published article about presidential election in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan made very good preparations for presidential election, says Estonian MP Presidential election in Azerbaijan organized in line with int’l norms - French MP Voting in Azerbaijan’s presidential election wraps up MFA: High voter turnout at Azerbaijan’s diplomatic missions abroad Ramiz Mehdiyev: Presidential election held in high level Ambassador: Azerbaijanis to make right choice at presidential election Voting continues in Azerbaijan`s Embassy in London Turkish MP notes active participation of women in Azerbaijan's presidential election Ukrainian MP notes "clear increase" in citizens' activity in Azerbaijani presidential election Head of Azerbaijani Presidential Administration casts vote in election Kyrgyz MP says Azerbaijan's presidential election "most impressive" he's seen Euronews highlights presidential election in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Army military personnel participate in voting for presidential elections Azerbaijan reveals voter turnout in presidential election as of 17:00 Turkish CEC Chairman: Elections in Azerbaijan are held very transparently PACE member: Azerbaijanis show high political activity Observer: GUAM delegation not recorded any violations in Azerbaijan OSCE representative: We have not encountered any irregularities in Azerbaijan`s presidential election 70% of Azerbaijani voters cast ballots in China Belgian observer: Long queues can be seen at polling stations in Azerbaijan Central Election Commission`s hot line received nearly 100 requests so far 118 year-old Azerbaijani citizen casts vote Baku: Some foreign internet resources disseminate false info to overshadow Azerbaijan presidential election Uzbek MP says voters show great activity at presidential election in Azerbaijan CEC: Our 'hotline' not received any complaints Ombudsman: Presidential elections are held in fully transparent way Azerbaijan reveals voter turnout in presidential election as of 15:00 Azerbaijani voters actively vote in presidential election – CIS observer Presidential election in Azerbaijan absolutely transparent - Arab media Voter turnout to grow rapidly in Azerbaijani presidential election – GUAM observer Chairman of Kazakh Central Election Commission: Excellent preparations made for presidential elections in Azerbaijan Azerbaijani CEC chairman votes in presidential election No negative cases at Azerbaijan’s presidential election: GUAM observer CEC head: No violations registered so far in Azerbaijani presidential election Latvian MP hails Azerbaijan's infrastructure at presidential election Azerbaijanis in Georgia actively vote in Azerbaijan's presidential election Azerbaijan presidential election: CEC hotline receives 11 calls OIC observer: Azerbaijan uses well-known system for presidential election MEP: No violations recorded at presidential election in Azerbaijan Head of Turkish Supreme Electoral Council: I am sure that presidential elections will bring Azerbaijani people greater success Most active and passive election constituencies unveiled Int’l observers monitor presidential election in Azerbaijan Voting underway at Azerbaijan's consulate general in Iran's Tabriz British MP says presidential elections in Azerbaijan organized "as in UK" European Parliament observers impressed with Azerbaijan holding presidential election Azerbaijani citizens in Russia active in presidential election – ambassador Azerbaijan reveals voter turnout in presidential election as of 12:00 French MPs observe presidential election in Azerbaijan Presidential election begins at Azerbaijan’s embassy in London What do int’l observers think of voting process in Azerbaijan? No interference in presidential election in Azerbaijan, says Serbian observer Israeli MP impressed with Azerbaijan's technology covering presidential election OSCE PA mission continues election observation in Azerbaijan Members of OSCE mission monitor election process in Shamkir Head of OSCE’s short-term mission: I hope presidential election in Azerbaijan to express people’s will Political scientist: Presidential election runs in accordance with legislation in Azerbaijan Bosnian MP: No violations at presidential election in Azerbaijan Balkan countries' mission observer says presidential election in Azerbaijan in line with int'l norms Bulgarian observer: Azerbaijan holding transparent presidential election 25% voters cast vote at polling stations in Baku Pretrial Detention Center Head of CIS observation mission monitors voting process in Azerbaijan OSCE/ODIHR mission head: Final report on elections in Azerbaijan will be ready in two months OSCE/ODIHR mission says results of observation in Azerbaijani presidential election to be announced tomorrow British MP: Presidential election in Azerbaijan organized very well GUAM PA observer: Elections in Azerbaijan are held in calm atmosphere Prisoners cast vote in presidential election in Azerbaijan Oldest citizen of Azerbaijan casts vote Azerbaijan reveals voter turnout in presidential election as of 10:00 Azerbaijani voters active in presidential election - ombudsman OSCE/ODIHR observers monitor presidential election in Azerbaijan Ogtay Asadov votes in presidential election Foreign observer: High turnout at presidential election in Azerbaijan Azerbaijani PM votes in presidential election Azerbaijan president election: Voting underway in districts Member of CIS mission: We observe full adherence to electoral code of Azerbaijan Presidential election starts at Azerbaijan`s embassies in Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus 24.3% of Azerbaijani voters cast ballots as of 12.00 in Beijing President Ilham Aliyev casts vote in presidential election Presidential election starts at Azerbaijan`s Embassy in Iran Head of OSCE PA mission observing presidential elections in Azerbaijan Voting in Azerbaijani presidential election well-organized – PACE Jojug Marjanli residents voting for the first time in 24 years Azerbaijani Consulate General in Istanbul begins voting Azerbaijani citizens start voting at Embassy in Beijing CIS observer confident Azerbaijani people to make right choice IPA CIS mission starts monitoring elections in Azerbaijan CEC: No one can force observers and journalists to leave polling stations Azerbaijan's CEC chairman: No one can put pressure on voters in any form CEC’s precise and systematic work is being observed, says Head of CIS PA observation mission CEC chairman Mazahir Panahov gave press conference PACE mission starts election day observation Voting begins at Azerbaijan's embassy in Georgia Presidential election starts in Azerbaijan Mazahir Panahov: 894 international observers will monitor Azerbaijani presidential elections CIS Interparliamentary Assembly delegation visits Azerbaijan`s Central Election Commission Head of delegation of Russian Federal Assembly hails preparations for Azerbaijani presidential elections Azerbaijan to hold presidential election today Turabi Ergun: Azerbaijani people will have the final say in the elections CEC: No one can restrict citizen’s right to vote in Azerbaijan The April 11 presidential election will strengthen Azerbaijan’s independence and statehood, Honorary Consul CEC Chairman: All measures taken for transparent elections Mazahir Panahov: CEC completely ready for April 11 Presidential Elections Tarana Nazarova: Azerbaijanis living in Finland will actively participate in the elections Turkish expert: “Azerbaijan will once again demonstrate its commitment to democratic values” Jason Katz: Presidential election in Azerbaijan is excellently organized Indonesian Deputy Foreign Minister: “It is up to the people to pick their leader” UAE Minister of State Anwar Gargash: We wish Azerbaijan stability and progress Hakki Keskin: Presidential election to be held in Azerbaijan is an important political event Jean-Pierre Allali: “Participation of various candidates in the presidential election is, in fact, a proof of the democracy” Azerbaijan’s diplomatic representations in Turkey switch to enhanced mode tomorrow Hikmat Javadov: Azerbaijani citizens living in Ukraine will actively participate in the election Ayhan Demirci: People and government unity during the elections is of great importance Russian political scientist: “The presidential election in Azerbaijan will give an impetus to the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict” Gencehan Babiş: “Azerbaijani citizens will vote for peace, stability and dynamics” Gözde Dizdar: Election in Azerbaijan is a key factor in formation of strong civil society Representatives of Shanghai Cooperation Organization informed about preparations for Azerbaijani presidential elections TURKPA observation mission members arrived in Baku Chairman of Azerbaijani CEC talks on OSCE ODIHR's activities to monitor presidential election Daily Times: Transparent system to ensure fair voting in Azerbaijani presidential election Representatives of world’s leading media outlets to observe presidential election in Azerbaijan Associated Press of Pakistan highlights forthcoming presidential election in Azerbaijan Pre-election campaigning for presidential candidates ends in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan’s CEC expects high voter turnout at presidential election Dagestan observer mission staff for Azerbaijan's presidential election revealed Overwhelming majority of voters to take part in the presidential election Chairman of Azerbaijani CEC talks on attempts to interfere in election PACE election observers arrived in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan’s CEC accredits 890 int’l observers for presidential election Jerusalem Post: Presidential election in Azerbaijan to bring new era in history of state Tomorrow ends pre-election campaign of presidential candidates in Azerbaijan Muhammet Kutlu: I believe that the Azerbaijanis would vote for stability and peace Azerbaijan finishing transfer of ballot papers amid presidential election Zakir Hasanov: "Provocations that can be perpetrated by enemy on the eve of presidential elections will be prevented" Asim Mollazade: We will be witnessing free and fair elections on April 11 Samir Adigozalli: “Azerbaijan has achieved great success in the election field” Abulfaz Khamedov: We believe that the elections would be fair Polling station set up at Azerbaijan’s Embassy in US Belarus president talks about presidential election in Azerbaijan Transfer of election protocols from District Election Commissions to Precinct Election Commissions to end tomorrow in Azerbaijan Head of Staff: 221 members of CIS mission will observe elections in Azerbaijan Chairman of Azerbaijan’s Constitutional Court meets with OSCE/ODIHR observation mission head ACSDA presents interim report on Azerbaijan presidential election "Azərenerji" OJSC switches to intensive working pattern TURKPA, Turkic Council observers to jointly monitor presidential election in Azerbaijan Samira Patzer-Ismayilova: I am sure that the Azerbaijani people would express their will in the election Darkhan Kydyrali: There is a fertile ground for democratic elections Moldovan observers to monitor presidential elections in Azerbaijan OSCE PA’s de Sena and Kiener Nellen to lead election observers in Azerbaijan Eli Nacht: Elections in Azerbaijan will be indicative of success in the democratic development of the country Adnan Fişek: I wish the April 11 election would be beneficial to the people and government of Azerbaijan Registration period for conducting observation in electoral districts expires Composition of OSCE PA mission to observe elections in Azerbaijan unveiled Chingiz Aliyev: “Azerbaijanis, living far away from their homeland, are proud of the success and development of Azerbaijan” CIS observation mission: The election campaign is underway in a calm atmosphere in Azerbaijan Croatia’s Former President: “After the elections Azerbaijan will continue its peaceful policy” Ambulance service will switch to enhanced mode in presidential elections Lithuanian delegation to observe presidential elections in Azerbaijan Samsaddin Kuzaci: Azerbaijani people and government are very careful about elections Presidential election in Azerbaijan discussed at OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights in Warsaw Number of observers to monitor presidential elections in Azerbaijan unveiled Georgian Ambassador: We positively assess the electoral environment in the pre-election period CIS observation mission staff head visits Azerbaijani prosecutor general's office Presidential candidates disclose their next financial statements Five-member delegation from Turkish parliament to observe presidential elections in Azerbaijan All conditions created in Italy to ensure electoral rights of Azerbaijani citizens PACE to observe Presidential election in Azerbaijan Vice Chairman Zorlu Tore: The April 11 presidential election is important for regional prosperity Bulgarian NGO issues interim report on upcoming presidential election in Azerbaijan Cost-free broadcasting time allocated to presidential candidates expires Mirvari Fataliyeva: Azerbaijan enjoys perfect electoral environment List of polling stations where webcams to be installed for presidential election in Azerbaijan Azerbaijani police switch to 4-day enhanced mode in presidential elections Spivak: Pre-election situation in Azerbaijan is stable, calm Kazakhstan appoints observers for presidential elections in Azerbaijan Unveiled amounts in election funds of presidential candidates Shanghai Cooperation Organization to send election observation mission to Azerbaijan for first time April 11 to be non-working day in Azerbaijan due to presidential election Azerbaijani CEC reveals number of int’l observers for presidential election Head of OSCE ODIHR mission: Election campaign in Azerbaijan is calm Erhan Arikli: I am sure that the Azerbaijani people will vote for stability and prosperity Elgiz Hajiyev: Azerbaijani people will vote for their future on April 11 Ahmed Sami Elaydi: The presidential election will give an impetus to further strengthening of Azerbaijan Visually impaired citizens to be able to vote in April election in Azerbaijan Honorary Consul of Ethiopia: Azerbaijan enjoys democratic pre-election environment Azerbaijan’s CEC begins distributing ballots for upcoming presidential election Alish Mammadov: The election process is underway within the law Ertuğrul Soysal: “We have no doubt that the Azerbaijani people would make free choice” Kyrgyz MP: There is great interest in elections in Azerbaijan 5,641 polling stations to operate in presidential elections in Azerbaijan 603 int'l observers registered for presidential elections in Azerbaijan Necessary conditions have been created for the Azerbaijani citizens to use their right to vote in a democratic way, Ukrainian MP Azerbaijan to wrap up some procedures on upcoming presidential election Azerbaijan announces number of observers for presidential election Azerbaijan completes printing of ballots for presidential election OpinionWay and Independent Counseling and Support Center for Civil Society conduct pre-exit poll survey Belarus election officials to observe presidential elections in Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijani presidential election to be held in democratic, fair, transparent atmospher There are 371 voters in Azerbaijan aged 100 and above Nail Celebi: “Elections are characterized as the beginning of a new era in the history of the state” Nurettin Aras: “The April 11 elections will give an impetus to a new stage of reforms” OSCE/ODIHR Director to visit Azerbaijan OSCE/ODIHR publicizes interim report on upcoming presidential election in Azerbaijan Azerbaijani prosecutor general meets with OSCE/ODIHR observation mission head GUAM mission to observe the presidential elections in Azerbaijan GISDI presents interim report on Azerbaijan presidential election No threats to fair, democratic election in Azerbaijan - Bulgarian expert Delegation led by Chairman of Ukrainian CEC to monitor presidential election to visit Azerbaijan Web cameras installed in 20% of polling stations in Azerbaijan Mais Nuriyev: Elections will create new quality stage in the development of Azerbaijan Sanam Aliyeva: We are sure that the election will be held in fully democratic atmosphere Russian journalist: Azerbaijan plays an important role in world politics Hasan Oktay: “Serious steps were taken to hold democratic elections in Azerbaijan” Experts of IPA CIS visit Central Election Commission Azerbaijan’s CEC registers 545 int’l observers for upcoming presidential election Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine appoints observer to monitor Azerbaijani presidential elections CEC chairman comments on debates of presidential candidates on TV Israeli Ambassador: I believe that the elections would show the will of the people of Azerbaijan” Observation important to ensure transparency at election - Azerbaijan's CEC Russian State Duma names mission head for Azerbaijan's presidential election ELS-Independent Research Center announces public survey results CEC: 383 international observers accredited to monitor presidential election in Azerbaijan Palestinian Ambassador: The presidential election will maintain stability and peace in Azerbaijan Feramuz Üstün: “I believe that the April 11 presidential election would bring peace and prosperity to the region” Turkish MP: The majority of presidential candidates are testimony of interest in elections The April 11 election is of pivotal importance for the whole region, member of NATO PA Bulgaria’s observation mission arrives in Baku Turkish Minister: A transparent and free electoral environment has been shaped in Azerbaijan Akram Abdullayev: Azerbaijan’s electoral legislation is distinguished by its democratic features around the world Rashad Guliyev: We call our compatriots living in Germany to actively participate in the election Mikayil Rahimov: The Central Election Commission will prevent violation of the rights of candidates Mehdi Mehdiyev: The population will actively participate in the election Goksel Gulbey: The April 11 election will contribute to prosperity in the region CEC: Over 300 int'l observers to monitor presidential election in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan’s CEC registers 4 exit poll organizations for presidential election Above 55,000 local observers to monitor presidential election in Azerbaijan Four organizations apply to CEC to hold “exit-poll” during presidential elections CEC begins publishing voting bulletins for upcoming presidential elections Safar Sadigi: The presidential election will demonstrate the whole world that Azerbaijan is a peaceful, democratic and stable country Bertan Zaroglu: I am sure the April 11 election will be held in transparent and democratic atmosphere All conditions created for voters in Azerbaijan’s medical institutions - deputy minister Azerbaijani CEC: Necessary measures are taken to ensure voters' participation in elections Azerbaijan issues tomorrow ballots for presidential elections ‘Polling station set up at Azerbaijan’s Embassy in France’ Anna Maria Rozek: Azerbaijan enjoys quite good election environment Viktor Yushchenko: Transparency of the pre-election environment is due to stability in Azerbaijan Israeli expert: “The presidential election in Azerbaijan will further strengthen dialogue with Israel” Application time expires for organizations seeking accrediation to hold ‘exit-poll’ during presidential election in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan newspaper holds a draw to define sequence of free election campaigns for presidential candidates PACE co-rapporteurs to observe presidential election in Azerbaijan Zakir Avşar: Presidential election in Azerbaijan will be beneficial for country’s prosperity Processes related to presidential election in Azerbaijan under completion Azerbaijani CEC hosts meeting with CIS delegation Ambassador of Latvia to Azerbaijan: "I assess the election positively" Kyrgyz MP: “There is a transparent electoral environment in Azerbaijan” Almaz Tokhtorov: “The election, to be held in the year of the Republic, will contribute to further strengthening of statehood in Azerbaijan” Israeli political technologist: Tolerance existing in Azerbaijan has a positive impact on election process Zulfugar Mirzayev: Azerbaijanis should participate in the election and vote for their future Long-term mission of CIS observers arrives in Azerbaijan CEC: Azerbaijan's presidential election can be observed anywhere in world through web cameras Free airtime for Azerbaijani presidential candidates allocated by draw 3 more persons receive presidential candidate certificates in Azerbaijan Top official specifies media’s main duties and obligations in respect of Azerbaijan presidential election CEC Chairman: Presidential debates will start at 22:00 Baku time Monitoring of media regarding presidential election underway in Azerbaijan CEC to hold draw for allocation free airtime in pre-election campaign Azerbaijan NTRC: Balance should be ensured between election campaign, advertising activity Baku hosts seminar-conference dedicated to role of media in presidential elections Azerbaijan to hold fair, democratic presidential election - ex-president of Paraguay (Exclusive) Presidential candidates granted 6-hour airtime per week: CEC 8 candidates to compete at presidential election in Azerbaijan 115 int’l observers registered at CEC to monitor presidential election in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan's electoral legislation based on democratic values - analyst Azerbaijan to wrap up some procedures amid upcoming presidential election UFAZ director: Preparations for election are successfully underway Over 12,000 policemen to ensure security in Azerbaijani election commissions during election PACE co-rapporteurs to visit Azerbaijan in April Kirghiz Parliamentarian: “The April 11 presidential election will be the beginning of new development in Azerbaijan” Moldovan President: I believe, Azerbaijani people will choose stability Arzu Ogtay: Azerbaijan has shaped its own transparent election model Sinan Oğan: The April 11 election will contribute to the continuation of Azerbaijan’s independence Vusal Huseynov: “The opinion of the international community on the process of preparation for the election is positive” Naciye Selin Senocak: The April 11 election will strengthen Azerbaijan’s geopolitical position Ukrainian political scientist: “No surprises are expected in the pre-election situation in Azerbaijan” The name of the head of the PACE observation mission at the elections in Azerbaijan is known Ambassador Dashgin Shikarov: All necessary work has been done at Azerbaijan’s embassies and consulates general in the UAE Polling station created in Embassy of Azerbaijan in Ukraine Tarlan Gasimov: Elections in Azerbaijan will be held in a democratic way Kazakh political expert: I am sure the worthiest candidate will win the 11 April election Shohrat Barlas: The April 11 election is of crucial regional importance Elmar Mammadov: “I am confident that the election in Azerbaijan would be held in a transparent environment” OSCE's ODIHR observation mission begins work in Azerbaijan amid upcoming election 63 international observers accredited by Central Election Commission No negative cases related to electoral process in Azerbaijan Honorary Citizen of Astrakhan: “Azerbaijani people will make the right choice at the forthcoming election” OSCE PA Coordinator for observer mission meets with presidential candidates PABSEC to observe presidential election in Azerbaijan Bilal Dundar: Participation in the elections and being elected is a democratic competition Lev Spivak: Azerbaijani people trust election process Ilhan Askin: All steps have been taken to ensure transparent elections in Azerbaijan Five approved presidential candidates in Azerbaijan fail to submit voter signatures to CEC Unveiled list of places to hold pre-election campaign in Azerbaijan Azerbaijani CEC chairman meets OSCE PA delegation Azerbaijan’s Citizen and Development Party talks on preparation for presidential election Shamil Taghiyev: Participation in the April 11 election is important for the Russian Azerbaijanis Seymur Nasirov: Azerbaijan has an experience to hold high level elections Govhar Bakhshaliyeva: Preparations for presidential election are underway in accordance with legislation MP Ahmadov: Azerbaijan enjoys democratic election atmosphere Dr.Shahid Qureshi:“Presidential election in Azerbaijan is a step to have fair and just democracy” Coordinator for OSCE PA observer team on a visit to Azerbaijan Nilza Sena elected Special Co-ordinator for OSCE observer team to presidential election in Azerbaijan OSCE PA to observe Azerbaijan's presidential election from unbiased position Two more presidential candidates presented certificates CEC chairman: The Azerbaijani public have been actively involved in the election process Ilham Aliyev: Upcoming presidential election in Azerbaijan will reflect people’s will OIC will send observers to presidential elections in Azerbaijan Azerbaijani MFA releases information on preparation for presidential election Rufat Guliyev: Preparations for the presidential election should be positively assessed Release date of interim report by OSCE / ODIHR election observation mission for elections in Azerbaijan unveiled Pre-election campaign of presidential candidates starts next week Azerbaijan to set up 41 polling stations abroad for presidential election CEC registers candidacy of three more people for presidency Azerbaijan’s CEC to hold media event CEC: 21 international, over 22,000 local observers registered for presidential election in Azerbaijan PACE to mull sending observation mission to presidential election in Azerbaijan OSCE/ODIHR long-term observation mission will travel to Azerbaijan regions on March 15 Subjective judgments not to affect election results in Azerbaijan: political analyst CEC: OSCE mission can monitor all election-related processes in Azerbaijan OSCE mission not to interfere in presidential election in Azerbaijan OSCE/ ODIHR mission don’t police elections – Corien Jonker OSCE/ODIHR announces plan for election observation in Azerbaijan OSCE observers to conduct objective assessment of presidential election in Azerbaijan - Corien Jonker OSCE/ODIHR EOM starts working in Azerbaijan Follow Independent Media Center “Election– 2018” in social networks! Azerbaijani MP: Presidential election will be a bright page on the path of Azerbaijan’s democratic development Aydin Mirzazade: Azerbaijan’s relevant practice creates opportunity to hold high level election Azerbaijani MP: Presidential election will create a new quality stage in overall development of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan’s electoral legislation meets progressive principles President of Congress of European Azerbaijanis: Election to be held in Azerbaijan is of great regional importance Jean-Francois Mancel: Presidential election will be indicative of achievements Azerbaijan has made on the path of democratic development Emil Mirzoyev: “Azerbaijani people will make their choice in favor of further development and prosperity of the country” Five Imisli residents over age 100 to vote in presidential election Rovshan Rzayev: Azerbaijan’s electoral legislation is positively assessed in Europe Association of Azerbaijanis employed in International Organizations issues statement on presidential election Number of presidential candidates reaches four CEC registers one more candidate for presidency Ilham Guliyev: Azerbaijani media is ready to highlight election process Guram Markhulia: The people of Azerbaijan decide the future of the country themselves CEC: Invitations sent to countries, int’l organizations to observe presidential election in Azerbaijan Mazahir Panahov: Presidential candidates shouldn’t propagate before pre-election campaign Head of OSCE/ODIHR observation mission to election in Azerbaijan revealed OSCE/ODIHR election observation mission to start working in Azerbaijan on March 8 Independent Media Center under Azerbaijani Central Election Commission opens in Baku Ukrainian political commentator: “We respect the choice of Azerbaijani people” I am sure that Azerbaijani voters will make the best choice, American journalist Azerbaijan's CEC receives signature lists of 7 candidates for participation in presidential election Journalists review voters' signatures submitted to CEC CEC creates Independent Media Center due to presidential elections Unveiled number of ballots to be published for presidential elections Osman Köse: “Azerbaijan’s electoral experience is growing” Elman Nasirov: Azerbaijani people will have another opportunity to freely express their choice in the presidential election Vugar Rahimzadeh: “The presidential election is an important milestone in the history of Azerbaijan” Russian analyst: “Upcoming presidential election can strengthen Azerbaijan’s position” Preparations for presidential election in Azerbaijan continue Vladimir Lepekhin: April 11 election plays a stabilizing role CEC: Azerbaijan’s Electoral Code one of most advanced Chairman of Central Election Commission Mazahir Panahov presented presidential candidate certificate to Ilham Aliyev CEC started trainings for members of election commissions Bahruz Guliyev: Necessary measures are being taken for excellent organization of election Turkish expert: “Democratic traditions strengthen in Azerbaijan” Russian political analyst: It is not difficult for Azerbaijan to prevent external influences Grigori Trofimchuk: Azerbaijan faces more responsible tasks OSCE/ ODIHR Needs Assessment Mission recommends deployment of Election Observation Mission for upcoming presidential election in Azerbaijan Sergei Markov: The pre-election environment in Azerbaijani is excellent CEC Secretary: “The rights of candidates are protected in accordance with the Electoral Code” Arye Gut: Presidential election will be held on the basis of great election experience OSCE ODIHR to observe presidential elections in Azerbaijan OSCE/ODIHR recruits local support staff for election observation mission to Azerbaijan Over 5 million notifications to be printed for informing voters in Azerbaijan CEC Chairman: Violation of Election Code not allowed, in any case Azerbaijani CEC: Over 5.3 million voting bulletins to be printed for presidential election CEC: 60 percent of voters in Azerbaijan are women, eldest voter is 124 years old 114-year old Lankaran resident: I will vote for my candidate in presidential election Musa Gasimli: ‘Social and political stability is one of the key factors characterizing the electoral environment” Kazakh expert: We are confident that the presidential elections would be held in line with Azerbaijani people’s interests Natig Mammadov: “Verification of subscription lists is carried out transparently” Elchin Ahmadov: “There is a positive electoral atmosphere in Azerbaijan” “The election atmosphere is in line with democratic values of Azerbaijan”- Malik Ayub Sumbal Dmitry Savelyev: “Stability of the entire region depends on the results of the elections in Azerbaijan” Suat Onal: “Azerbaijan conducts elections in accordance with international law” “The upcoming presidential elections will demonstrate the will of Azerbaijani people” –Peter Tase, exclusive Azerbaijani MP: There are all conditions for voters to freely express their wills in the elections Yosef Shagal: “Azerbaijani people will vote for prosperity” Arno Khidirbegishvili: “The Presidential elections in Azerbaijan will be the beginning of a new era” Chairman of Coalition: Azerbaijani society has high electoral mood AVCIYA representative meets with OSCE delegation Azerbaijani MP: International interest in presidential elections will be high ‘Azerbaijan enjoys democratic election environment’ Azerbaijan publicizes number of voters ahead of presidential election CEC: All interested sides may review electoral process in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan OKs 168 appeals to observe presidential election CEC Chairman urges international organizations to attend process of checking voters’ signatures Azerbaijan’s CEC registers Ilham Aliyev as presidential candidate CEC starts seminars on reviewing election-related appeals Chingiz Asgarov: European Court admits that Azerbaijan’s electoral law serves democracy TURKPA to monitor presidential election in Azerbaijan Preparations underway for presidential election in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan OKs 51 appeals to observe presidential election CEC approves more two candidates’ nomination for presidential election in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan announces media outlets providing free airtime for pre-election campaigns MFA: Appeals sent to int'l organizations for monitoring Azerbaijan presidential election Azerbaijan, EU discuss prospects for cooperation Azerbaijani CEC chairman meets with OSCE/ODIHR delegation PABSEC to monitor presidential election in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan is able to hold elections in line with international standards PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS IN AZERBAIJAN Parl’t vice-speaker: Numerous int’l observers to monitor presidential election in Azerbaijan CIS approves head of observation mission for presidential election in Azerbaijan Sergey Lebedev can lead CIS observation mission in Azerbaijan presidential election Head of CIS observation mission at Azerbaijan's presidential election to be picked Azerbaijan OKs 24 appeals to observe presidential election Azerbaijan records rise in voter number Azerbaijan registers 13th presidential candidate Presidential election in Azerbaijan: Voter lists to be ready by March 3 PACE to decide on sending ad hoc committee for observation of Azerbaijan presidential election in mid-March ODIHR needs assessment mission to arrive in Baku on Feb. 21 CIS reveals observers arrival date to presidential election in Azerbaijan Documents for registration of presidential candidates can be submitted to Azerbaijan’s CEC starting from tomorrow CEC Chairman: 13 people nominated for presidency as of yet CEC receives 6 requests to observe presidential election CEC approves presidential candidacy of another 7 people Azerbaijan invites int’l observers to monitor upcoming presidential election – EU envoy Azerbaijan's Democratic Reforms Party announces decision on presidential election Election process in Azerbaijan getting more advanced - Chairman of Constitutional Court Thirteen candidates nominated for presidential election in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan creates better conditions for free voting - Ombudsman Azerbaijan to have 1000 cameras installed for presidential election Elections in Azerbaijan may serve as example for other countries - CEC Chairman No one can prevent transparent, democratic election campaigning in Azerbaijan – deputy minister Deputy Minister: Unlike in Germany and other countries, prisoners in Azerbaijan hold their voting right Azerbaijan’s CEC: Main condition for holding democratic elections is socio-political stability President Ilham Aliyev set tasks for authorities to ensure holding transparent election - official Azerbaijan sends invitations to int’l organizations, parliaments of various countries for observation of presidential election Plenipotentiary representatives of Azerbaijan’s ruling party for presidential election approved GUAM to send observation mission for upcoming presidential election in Azerbaijan Presidential aide: Local executive authorities instructed to review places for election campaigning Azerbaijan invites int’l structures, diplomatic missions to observe election Azerbaijan CEC registers ruling party's reps for presidential election Azerbaijani CEC chairman issues warning to executive representatives and officials CEC approves candidacy of four more persons nominated for presidential election Azerbaijan’s CEC approves Ilham Aliyev’s presidential candidacy Council of Europe receives invitations from Azerbaijan to observe technical preparation meetings for presidential election Azerbaijan’s CEC to discuss approval of Ilham Aliyev’s candidacy for presidential election CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly to observe presidential election in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan sends invitation to ODIHR for observation of presidential election Plenipotentiary representative of Azerbaijan’s ruling party at presidential election appointed New Azerbaijan Party holds republican meeting relating presidential elections Azerbaijan’s ruling party submits documents to CEC for registration of Ilham Aliyev’s candidacy for presidential election Moscow says presidential election is Azerbaijan’s internal affair Azerbaijani CEC to develop mechanism for monitoring social networks Azerbaijan’s ruling party nominates Ilham Aliyev for upcoming presidential election U.S. State Dept. comments on upcoming presidential election in Azerbaijan U.S. State Dept. official comments on upcoming early presidential election in Azerbaijan Azerbaijani CEC to end preparation of ballots for early presidential election by April 1 Azerbaijani CEC chairman: Some states interested in meddling in other countries’ internal affairs Azerbaijan approves Calendar Plan on extraordinary presidential election Azerbaijan’s CEC announces campaigning time-frame for presidential election Azerbaijan’s Election Commission makes several decisions on early presidential election Azerbaijan's CEC: President can announce early presidential election in line with Constitution Azerbaijani CEC sets date for extraordinary presidential election Holding early presidential elections relates to president's power in Azerbaijan, says MP Azerbaijani CEC to decide on extraordinary presidential election within a week Ali Hasanov: Order on conducting extraordinary elections fully complies with requirements of Azerbaijan`s Constitution and legislation 5th Congress of Azerbaijan Trade Unions Confederation nominates Ilham Aliyev for 2018 presidential elections Extraordinary presidential elections declared in Azerbaijan The Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on declaring extraordinary Presidential elections in Azerbaijan