PACE Referendum Assessment Mission visits Azerbaijans parliament

A delegation of the Referendum Assessment Mission of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has visited Azerbaijans parliament.

They had a meeting with chairman of the parliament Ogtay Asadov, who hailed the fact that the mission will monitor the referendum in Azerbaijan. “We have invited observers from international organizations and parliaments of foreign countries to every election held in Azerbaijan. And it is of vital importance to us that observers from PACE have been part of these monitoring missions.”

Asadov said international observers who will monitor the referendum have already arrived in Azerbaijan. He expressed his confidence that international observers will see that the voting will take place in accordance with international standards.

Delegation head Aleksandar Nikoloski provided an insight into the composition of the Referendum Assessment Mission. He said PACE observers have monitored all presidential and parliamentary elections and referendums in Azerbaijan.