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IFES representative: "Reduction of terms of the election campaign in Azerbaijan has not been discussed with international organizations"

02 June 2008 [15:44] - TODAY.AZ
Proposals on reduction of the terms of election campaign were not contained in the draft amendments to the Electoral Code, put forward by the presidential administration of Azerbaijan to representatives of the Venice Commission, Human Rights Bureau and democratic institutions of OSCE and IFES, said IFES director on Azerbaijan Daniel Blessington.

He said longer election campaign would be more expedient.

Touching upon elimination of the deposit system for registration of the candidates for president and deputies, he noted that analyzing positiveness or negativeness of this amendment requires time.


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