Parliamentary election in Azerbaijan held at high level - Bulgarian monitoring mission

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 2

By Anahanum Khidayatova - Trend:

The parliamentary election in Azerbaijan was held with a good turnout, the head of the Bulgarian delegation, chairman of the Health Parliamentary Commission of Bulgaria Daniela Daritkova-Prodanova said at a press conference in Baku Nov.2.

"We visited several polling stations," she said. "We witnessed a high turnout of voters at some of them."

She said that the election was organized at a high level, in compliance with legal norms and all could safely vote.

In turn, Bularian MP Kancho Filipov said that Azerbaijani citizens were able to express their will.

"We did not observe any violations, everything went very well," he said.

Azerbaijan's Central Election Commission (CEC) announced the results of the voting at the Azerbaijani parliamentary election held Nov. 1.

The election was declared valid at all the polling stations, and the voter turnout at the election was 55.7 percent. Over 2.89 million voters cast their ballots during the election, which is six percent more than in the previous election.

The names of leading candidates in all 125 constituencies were announced Nov.1.

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