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Central Election Commission conducted a session on February 05, 2020


The Central Election Commission (CEC) conducted the following session chaired by Mr. Mazahir Panahov on February 5, 2020.

Firstly, the statement of  CEC was heard. Emphasizing on the guarantee of election rights of the Azerbaijan citizens who were expelled from their native lands at the result of Armenian invasion in the elections and referenda conducted in the country so far and lack of discrimination among citizens due to nationality, the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan states that Azerbaijan citizens of Armenian origin of  Nagorno Karabakh region of Azerbaijan are entitled to exercise their voting rights freely and independently in these elections like all other citizens and the Republic of Azerbaijan is ready to put all steps implied in the legislation.

Later, the session minute of the Commission, dated 27 January 2020 was approved. Afterwards, it was decided to install webcams in 1000 (thousand) polling stations on 119 election constituencies upon the principle of covering the whole territory of the country excluding the occupied areas with the aim of monitoring the voting day procedures in polling stations from the beginning till the end incessantly and continuously regarding the Elections to the Milli Majlis on February 9, 2020.

During the session the issue on the registration of authorized representatives by the United Azerbaijan Party in the Elections to the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan was considered and the persons presented by the foregoing party were registered as authorized representatives.

During the session CEC reviewed the appeals filed in connection with the Elections to the Milli Majlis, dated February 9, 2020. After discussing the appeals with the participation of the interested stakeholders of the election process, a decision of the relevant Con.EC on the registration of a candidate was annulled, a badge provided to the candidate was considered invalid and therewith, an election stakeholder was made warning.

Current issues were also considered at the session attended by representatives of international election observation missions, foreign organizations and mass media.

Media and Public Relations Department
CEC Secretariat