Arkady Chernetsky: Parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan are very well organized
The parliamentary elections (Milli Majlis) of Azerbaijan are very well organized, First Deputy Chairman of the Russian Federation Council Committee on Federated Organization, Regional Policy, Local Government and Northern Affairs, member of the Russia-Azerbaijan Inter-Parliamentary Group, Arkady Chernetskiy, said in an exclusive interview with Vestnik Kavkaza.
"Everything is in accordance with the laws on elections that exist in this country. Turnout is growing. In the morning, poor weather conditions didn't allow a large number of people to vote, but right now the flow of citizens coming here is increasing. Rules that must be observed at polling stations are being strictly followed. People who are here as observers behave very well," he said.
Elections to the Azerbaijani parliament of the sixth convocation kicked off Feb.9. Around 883 international and 77,790 local observers will observe the voting process. Of the local observers, 35,152 are representatives of political parties. International observers represent 58 countries and 59 organizations.